Allen Denoyer

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2018
10
Mar

Hands-On Archaeology at Steam Pump Ranch

Ancient technologies expert leads family-friendly Hands-On Archaeology activities at Second Saturday events at Oro Valley AZ's historic Steam Pump Ranch. The program takes places outside of our replica Hohokam pithouse at the Heritage Garden.
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2018
10
Feb

Hands-On Archaeology at Steam Pump Ranch

Ancient technologies expert leads family-friendly Hands-On Archaeology activities at Second Saturday events at Oro Valley AZ's historic Steam Pump Ranch. The program takes places outside of our replica Hohokam pithouse at the Heritage Garden.
more
2018
13
Jan

Hands-On Archaeology at Steam Pump Ranch

Ancient technologies expert leads family-friendly Hands-On Archaeology activities at Second Saturday events at Oro Valley AZ's historic Steam Pump Ranch. The program takes places outside of our replica Hohokam pithouse at the Heritage Garden.
more
2017
09
Dec

Hands-On Archaeology at Steam Pump Ranch

Ancient technologies expert leads family-friendly Hands-On Archaeology activities at Second Saturday events at Oro Valley AZ's historic Steam Pump Ranch. The program takes places outside of our replica Hohokam pithouse at the Heritage Garden.
more
2017
11
Nov

Hands-On Archaeology at Steam Pump Ranch

Ancient technologies expert leads family-friendly Hands-On Archaeology activities at Second Saturday events at Oro Valley AZ's historic Steam Pump Ranch. The program takes places outside of our replica Hohokam pithouse at the Heritage Garden.
more
2017
14
Oct

Hands-On Archaeology at Steam Pump Ranch

Ancient technologies expert leads family-friendly Hands-On Archaeology activities at Second Saturday events at Oro Valley AZ's historic Steam Pump Ranch. The program takes places outside of our replica Hohokam pithouse at the Heritage Garden.
more
2017
30
Sep

Seek the San Pedro

Ancient technologies expert Allen Denoyer will share Hands-On Archaeology activities at Seek the San Pedro, a festival marking National Public Lands Day and celebrating the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. View the event poster here (opens as a PDF).
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2017
25
Sep

Hands-On Archaeology: How to Make a Shell Bracelet

Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (September 25, 2017)—In this post, I’ll share some insights into how much work goes into making shell bracelets. I suspect my time estimates are high, compared to experienced craftspeople in the past. Shell is not easy ...
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2017
01
Aug

Where the Wild Things Are

Sam Banderas, Riverside Community College (August 1, 2017)—On the first and fourth of June I went on a hike down to the San Francisco River as part of an experimental archaeology group with Allen Denoyer. We parked at the beginning of the hiking trail, shouldered on our gear, and began our trek...
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2017
26
Jul

More Mud!

Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (July 26, 2017)—By the end of last year’s field school, we had started two walls, and one was up to about six layers high. We mixed the mud with our hands in basin-shaped pits and placed it onto the wall in blobs. Then we...
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2017
19
May

Burning Down the (Pit) House, part 1

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 Early Agricultural period (2000 B.C.–A.D. 50) in the Tucson Basin. We built the model near our full-scale replic...
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2017
29
Mar

Hands-On Archaeology: How to Tan a Hide

Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (March 29, 2017)—In this post I will describe the process of brain-tanning, which I learned last month at Winter Count. I have to admit, though I have seen the process in parts, it always looked like more work than I wanted...
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