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Prehistory of the Southwest

September 8, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm



“Prehistory of the Southwest” class with archaeologist Allen Dart at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson (at Tucson Unified School District’s Ajo Service Center, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park)


            6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Monday September 8 through November 17, 2014 (except no class on Veterans Day November 10). Fee $50 ($40 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members), not counting cost of the recommended text or of optional Arizona Archaeological Society membership. Minimum enrollment 8, maximum 32.


            “Prehistory of the Southwest” is an introductory course in the study of the American Southwest, developed by the Arizona Archaeological Society to provide a basic overview of this region’s archaeology and cultures. Ten weekly evening class sessions will cover cultural sequences, dating systems, subsistence strategies, development of urbanization, abandonments of different areas at different times, and the general characteristics of major cultural groups that have lived in the Southwest over the past 13,000-plus years. Besides offering an up-to-date synthesis of southwestern prehistory for anyone interested in the archaeology of the Southwest, the class can be used as prerequisite for all other courses offered to members of the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) enrolled in or interested in enrolling in the AAS Certification Program. Instructor Allen Dart is a registered professional archaeologist employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is volunteer executive director of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.


      Reservations required, registration deadline Wednesday September 4: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org to register or for more information. Click here for a flyer containing more information.


September 8, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Old Pueblo Archaeology Center


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