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Archaeology Southwest Board Passes Resolution
Our resolution, which opposes any alteration to Bears Ears National Monument, has been submitted to Secretary Ryan Zinke. Image: R. E. Burrillo  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:
Burning Down the (Pit) House
Roof timbers under dirt burning
Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (May 19, 2017)—In 2015, volunteers joined me in building a half-scale model of a typical dwelling from the [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Stephen MacDonald
    June 4, 2017 7:00 pm

    On Sunday, June 4, 2017, the field school welcomes Stephen MacDonald, Museum of Southwestern Biology, for “(Mis)adventures of a Museum Mammalogist: Siberia and the Russian Far East.” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north side of Hwy 180 […]

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    Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Katherine Dungan
    June 9, 2017 7:00 pm

    On Friday, June 9, 2017, the field school welcomes Katherine Dungan, Arizona State University (and former field school staff member) for “Great Kivas and Lousy Pottery (the Mogollon that isn’t Mimbres).” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north […]

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