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UAV Photogrammetry in Southwest New Mexico
Kent Mead, University of Arizona (March 14, 2018)—In 2017, Archaeology Southwest sponsored an internship for a photogrammetry and 3D-modeling project in southwest New Mexico, and I was fortunate to be that intern. I worked with Preservation Archaeologists Doug Gann and Karen Schollmeyer to coor...
Chaco’s Legacy Offers 3D Vision of an Ancient Pueblo World Powered by interactive gaming technology, a new touch-screen experience developed by Archaeology Southwest helps heritage tourists explore connections among thousand-year-old pueblos in northwestern New Mexico. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB)...
Did Ancient Southwestern Peoples Trade Turquoise for Chocolate?
Like Turquoise for Chocolate? Talk about a sweet deal—prehistoric peoples of Mesoamerica may have traded chocolate for gems from the U.S. Southwest, a new study suggests. Traces of a chemical found in cacao—the main ingredient in chocolate—were found in several drinking vessels from variou...
Tucson Underground: The Archaeology of a Desert Community
This special double issue of Archaeology Southwest (Volume 24, Nos. 1–2) explores what has been found during archaeological research in and around downtown Tucson, and what those findings mean—from the earliest agriculture, through the Presidio era, up to the early twentieth century.