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Prehistory of the Southwest Class: The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona

October 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - November 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

Instructor: Archaeologist Allen Dart, RPA, Executive Director, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center. TEN 2-HOUR SESSIONS: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday evenings Oct. 2-Dec. 11, 2015, except skip the Thanksgiving weekend Friday Nov. 27.
This “Advanced Prehistory of the Southwest” class explores the archaeology of the Hohokam culture of the American Southwest. The 10-session, total 20 hours class provides an up-to-date review of southern Arizona’s ancient Hohokam culture for anyone interested in southwestern archaeology and can be taken for Certification by the Arizona Archaeological Society.Developed by the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) for its Certification Program (www.azarchsoc.org/certification.htm), the class includes discussions of Hohokam origins, subsistence and settlement systems, social and organizational systems, material culture (including ceramics, other artifacts, and architecture), social interaction within and beyond the Hohokam culture’s regional boundaries, and ideas on Hohokam religion and trade. The AAS’s basic “Prehistory of the Southwest” class is recommended as a prerequisite but this is negotiable with the instructor. Each student is expected to prepare a BRIEF research report to be presented orally or in written form.
Fee $95 ($80 for members of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Arizona Archaeological Society,
or Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary). Reservations and payment required by 5 p.m. Tuesday September 29. To Register contact Old Pueblo Archaeology Center: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.


October 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
November 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm


Old Pueblo Archaeology Center
2201 W. 44th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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