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July 2022

Barbara Roth – Lived Lives: Individuals in Mimbres Pithouse and Pueblo Communities

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST

This lecture is now being offered VIRTUALLY ONLY through AAHS@Home and Zoom.  Pre-registration is required:  Use this link:  https://bit.ly/2022JulyRothREG We often view the occupants of past pithouse and pueblo villages as households or groups, seeing them as a collective rather than as individuals who lived, worked, played, and interacted within a community. Our recent work at several pithouse and pueblo sites in the Mimbres Mogollon region of southwestern New Mexico has documented the presence of individuals that enhance our understanding…

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August 2022

Pecos Conference

August 11 @ 8:00 am - August 14 @ 5:00 pm MST

This year's Pecos Conference will be held on near Pecos, New Mexico on Rowe Mesa, August 11-14. Each August, archaeologists gather under open skies somewhere in the southwestern United States or northwestern Mexico. We set up a large tent for shade, and then spend three or more days together discussing recent research, problems of the field, and the challenges of the profession. Most participants camp at the conference. Open to all, the Pecos Conference remains an important and superlative opportunity for…

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September 2022

Caitlin Wichlacz – Re-viewing the Dishes: Considering the place of Salado polychrome ceramics in the Phoenix Basin

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST

How were Salado polychrome (Roosevelt Red Ware) ceramics incorporated into Phoenix basin Hohokam ceramic assemblages during the late Classic period? Understanding the roles and relations of Salado pottery within local assemblages is important to building a better understanding of the social and material meanings of engagement with Salado ideas, objects, and practices. As simple as the idea may seem, situating Salado pottery in assemblage contexts proves to be quite challenging, and for a variety of surprising and illuminating reasons. This…

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October 2022

Ed Jolie – Chacoan Perishable Technologies in Regional Perspective

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST
ENR2, 1064 E Lowell St, Tucson, 1064 E Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ United States
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Between about A.D. 850 and 1140, the archaeology of Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico reveals the rapid construction of large communal structures where smaller settlements had existed previously and shows that the locality became the core of an extensive regional system in the Four Corners region of the northern Southwest integrated by formal trails, the circulation of nonlocal goods, and the sharing of ritual items. Researchers debate the role of increased sociopolitical complexity in this development, but less attention…

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Used Book Sale to Support ASM

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MST

Our fall used book sale will be held in the lobby of the Arizona State Museum Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22. We have tons of new archaeology books as well as all other genres.

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Used Book Sale to Support ASM Library

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm MST

Our fall used book sale will continue on Saturday October 22 from 10 am to 3 pm. All books will be half price from 1 pm to 3 pm.    

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November 2022

Nancy Parezo – TBA

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST
ENR2, 1064 E Lowell St, Tucson, 1064 E Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ United States
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