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Kate Sarther Gann, Communications Coordinator (April 27, 2017)—An attack on one national monument is an attack on all national monuments. On April 26, 2017, President Trump signed [...] more »

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    Cienega Pithouse
    Burning Down the House
    April 30, 2017 10:00 am

    Archaeology Southwest will conduct a controlled burn of a scale-model replica of an Early Agricultural period dwelling. The pithouse is based on an excavated example from the site of Los Pozos near Prince Road and I-10. That house dated to the Cienega phase (800 B.C. to A.D. 50). Here is a two-page flyer about the […]

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    Archaeology Café (Tucson) with Teresita Majewski
    May 2, 2017 5:30 pm

    Dr. Teresita Majewski, esteemed historical archaeologist and Vice President of SRI, Inc., joins us for an evening of conversation at our May café. This season’s theme is “Connections.” Archaeology Café is an informal forum where adults can learn more about the Southwest’s deep history and speak directly to experts. We have based Archaeology Café on the […]

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