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Florence Lister Passes
Florence Lister Passes Florence Lister, a prominent archaeologist in the American Southwest, died Sunday at her home in Mancos. She was 96. “She succeeded in a field that was dominated by men, and she found her own niche, and she lived long enough to write major books that helped the public under...
Groundbreaking Research on Post-Contact Demography Highlights Population Decline at Jemez
Groundbreaking Research on Post-Contact Demography Highlights Population Decline at Jemez In the 1500s, the ponderosa pine forests of Jemez province in New Mexico were home to between 5000 and 8000 people. But after Europeans arrived in the area, the native population plummeted by more than 80%, pro...
Substantial Progress in Thwarting the Sale of Illicit Antiquities
Substantial Progress in Thwarting the Sale of Illicit Antiquities Across the country measures taken to curb the trade in looted artifacts are making it more difficult for collectors of antiquities to donate, or sell, the cultural treasures that fill their homes, display cases and storage units. Muse...
Major Clovis Discovery in Northern Sonora
Major Clovis Discovery in Northern Sonora Mexican Archaeologists discovered 3 Clovis projectile heads associated to remains of Gomphotheres with an age of at least 12,000 years, in the northern region of the Mexican state of Sonora. The finding is relevant because these are the first evidence...