Archive for March, 2013

Groundbreaking Study on Ancient Southwestern Social Networks to be Published by National Academy of Sciences

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Groundbreaking Study on Ancient Southwestern Social Networks to be Published by National Academy of Sciences Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce the publication of “Transformation of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic US Southwest,” by Barbara J. Mills, Jeffery J. Clark, Matthew A. Peeples, W. R. Haas, Jr., John M. Roberts, Jr., J. Brett Hill, Deborah L. Huntley, Lewis Borck, Ronald L. Breiger, Aaron […]



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Southwest Social Networks

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Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Findings of Southwest Social Networks Project Published by the National Academy of Sciences University of Arizona and Archaeology Southwest study applies innovative methods to understanding a time of great change Tucson, Ariz. (March 25, 2012) — Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce the publication of “Transformation of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic US Southwest,” […]



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Representative Grijalva Sponsors Legislation to Create the Great Bend of the Gila National Monument and the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Representative Grijalva Sponsors Legislation to Create the Great Bend of the Gila National Monument and the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today introduced six bills focused on the management, conservation, and long-term stewardship of federal land in Arizona and throughout the country. The package includes proposals to enhance the already […]



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Director of Zuni Museum Comments on Upcoming Auction of 71 Hopi and Zuni Masks

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Director of Zuni Museum Comments on Upcoming Auction of 71 Hopi and Zuni Masks If the shameless business of dealing in looted antiquities and the bad karma that goes with it isn’t enough, let me say to the auctioneers and possible purchasers of the 71 Hopi and Zuni masks to be auctioned by Neret-Minet in […]



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An Archaeology Road Show

Friday, March 15th, 2013

By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist   A few Saturdays ago, on March 2, 2013, Doug Gann and I traveled up to the Casa Malpais Archaeological Park and Museum in Springerville, Arizona, for a regional Archaeology Road Show. Supported by the Arizona Humanities Council, this event represented our take on the popular PBS program Antiques Roadshow. We invited […]



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Patrick Lyons Selected as Director of the Arizona State Museum

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Patrick Lyons Selected as Director of the Arizona State Museum In the midst of its 120th year, Arizona State Museum (ASM) has named Patrick D. Lyons, Ph.D., as its new director. Lyons, an archaeologist, is ASM’s seventh director since its founding by the territorial legislature in 1893. Lyons replaces Dr. Beth Grindell, who was named […]



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Arizona Archaeology Expo Scheduled for Horseshoe Ranch

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Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Arizona Archaeology Expo Scheduled for Horseshoe Ranch The Arizona Game and Fish Department will get to show off the historic Horseshoe Ranch March 16 when the state hosts its annual Arizona Archaeology Expo there. The free expo is the centerpiece of a long list of activities celebrating Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Month in March. It takes […]



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