Paul E. Minnis – “Mimbres and Paquimé Relationships?” (via Zoom)


LINK: The Mimbres of southwestern New Mexico and Paquimé in northwestern Chihuahua are near each other with Mimbres ending around the time Paquimé rises to prominence. Not surprisingly, some have suggested a close relationship between the two with much of the Paquime population being displaced Mimbrenos. Paul Minnis, perhaps the only archaeologists to have […]

Virtual Tour of the Vander Wagen Collection at Amerind


AAHS@Home in collaboration with the Amerind Museum brings you a virtual tour of one of the largest and best documented A:shiwi (Zuni) and Diné (Navajo) jewelry collections in the world.  The Vander Wagen collection at the Amerind Museum includes thousands of jewelry pieces made by artisans and masters from the late 19th through 20th century.  […]

Goat Camp Ruin Zoom Tour

Join archaeologist Scott Wood for a virtual tour of Goat Camp Ruin, located within the Town of Payson, Arizona, a relatively small but well preserved prehistoric village containing 25+ surface rooms of both full height stone masonry and jacal walls on stone foundations, a central plaza, a number of stone retaining walls and check dams, […]

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

This lecture is being offered VIRTUALLY ONLY through Zoom. ALL AAHS LECTURES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BUT YOU MUST PREREGISTER. TO REGISTER CLICK HERE 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 […]

Virtual Field Trip – The Great Cave Murals of Baja California

This field trip is free and open to the public but you must preregister. Click here to Preregister.  Hidden in the sierras of Baja California, in some of the most forbidding terrain, are thousands of brilliantly painted images and deeply etched petroglyphs that have survived for centuries in remote caves and shelters. Designated as a […]

Ed Jolie – Chacoan Perishable Technologies in Regional Perspective


This lecture is brought to you by AAHS@Home and Zoom. It is free and open to the public but you must REGISTER HERE.  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 […]