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Autumnal Equinox Tour of Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Archaeological Sites
September 23, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Autumnal Equinox Tour of Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Archaeological Sites” with archaeologist Allen Dart, departing from northeast corner of Silverbell Road & Linda Vista Blvd. in Marana, Arizona. Time: 8 a.m. to noon. $20 ($16 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members). To celebrate the autumnal equinox, archaeologist Allen Dart (Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s executive director) leads this tour to Los Morteros, an ancient village site that includes a Hohokam ballcourt and bedrock mortars, and to Picture Rocks, where ancient petroglyphs include a solstice and equinox marker, dancing human-like figures, whimsical animals, and other rock symbols made by Hohokam Indians between A.D. 650 and 1450. LIMITED TO 32 PEOPLE. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by 5 p.m. Tuesday September 22: 520-798-1201 or email@example.com.
Photo by Tom Herrick of equinox “sun dagger” on spiral petroglyph at Picture Rocks site, Pima County, Arizona