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Las Capas Reports

The Archaeology of Southern Arizona’s Early Farmers

Our partners at Desert Archaeology, Inc., have recently completed final reports on the Las Capas site, which provides substantial new insights into agricultural practices of the Early Agricultural period in the Tucson Basin. more...

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Projectile Points Made and Used by the Southwest’s Earliest Farmers

A new book by expert R. Jane Sliva of  Desert Archaeology, Inc., presents the first broad study of Early Agricultural  projectile points in the Southwest U.S. more...

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Grant Award News: NEH Fuels SPARC

Archaeology Southwest and its project partners have received NEH funding to create a digital record of data from the important Chacoan site of Salmon Pueblo. more...

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Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century

Eight years of fervent grassroots efforts to save Camp Naco are finally achieving the objectives preservationists envisioned. more...

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National Monument Would Bring Economic Benefit to Great Bend of the Gila

According to a new economic study, protecting the Great Bend of the Gila River as a national monument would contribute an estimated $1.3 million annually to Arizona’s Maricopa and Yuma Counties. more...