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2014–2015 Season of Archaeology Café Begins in October
The 2014–2015 season is made possible, in part, by Arizona Humanities. Schedules for our Phoenix and Tucson programs are now online. more >>
For three decades, Archaeology Southwest has practiced a holistic, conservation-based approach to exploring the places of the past. We call this Preservation Archaeology. By exploring what makes a place special, sharing this knowledge in innovative ways, and enacting flexible site protection strategies, we foster meaningful connections to the past and respectfully safeguard its irreplaceable resources. more »

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Preservation Archaeology:
Pithouse Interior Flooding
By Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert   On September 8, 2014, southern Arizona received heavy rains from a hurricane (Norbert) moving up along the [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Adriel Heisey
    From Above at the Arizona State Museum
    February 8, 2014 10:00 am

    Adriel Heisey’s stunning large-format aerial images of the Southwest’s cultural landscapes will be on exhibit at the Arizona State Museum from February 8 through September 20, 2014.  Archaeology Southwest has been honored to partner with Mr. Heisey on this outstanding traveling exhibit, which invites viewers to consider anew the wonder and fragility of the region’s storied […]

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    Downtown Tucson Aerial
    Who Called the Tucson Basin Home in the Distant Past?
    October 4, 2014 12:00 pm

    In partnership with the Western National Parks Association, Archaeology Southwest announces a series of four lectures, “You Are Here: Understanding Who Came Before Us in This Place (and Why That Matters).” On October 4, 2014, archaeologists Bill Doelle and Matt Peeples will present the first lecture in the series, “Who Called the Tucson Basin Home […]

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