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“Mimbres Ruins, Rock Art, and Museums of Southern New Mexico”
June 20, 2014 - June 24, 2014$250
Archaeology education tour with archaeologist Allen Dart, sponsored by Old Pueblo Archaeology Center. Drive your own vehicle and meet tour in Silver City, NM. Actual touring begins Saturday and continues through Tuesday.
Fee $250 for the full four-day tour ($230 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members), or $70 per day to attend tour on individual days ($60/day for Old Pueblo and PGMA members). Participants are responsible for their own transportation, meals, and lodging.
Registered Professional Archaeologist Allen Dart leads this tour to Classic Mimbres and Early Mogollon village archaeological sites, spectacular petroglyph and pictograph sites, and museums with probably the finest Mimbres Puebloan pottery collections in the world, all in southwestern New Mexico’s Silver City, Mimbres, and Deming areas. Places tentatively to be visited include the original Mogollon Village site excavated by archaeologist Emil W. Haury; sites in the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and vicinity; Classic Mimbres sites (Beauregard-Montezuma, Cottonwood, Gattons Park, Lake Roberts Vista, Mattocks, Old Town, Woodrow, and 76 Draw); the Frying Pan Canyon and Pony Hills petroglyph sites; and the Western New Mexico University Museum and Deming-Luna Mimbres Museum. The tour will be based in Silver City and depart from a hotel there each morning. Hotels, camping, and other accommodations for those who wish to arrange their own lodging and transport are available in and near Silver City.