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How Bad Poetry Can Lead to a Career in Archaeology
Between now and October 17, 2015, Archaeology Southwest is participating in the Archaeological Institute of America's celebration of International Archaeology Day (10/17/15) by sharing blog posts about why—or how—we became archaeologists. We hope you enjoy this very personal look at our staff me...
Patricia Crown Named to the National Academy of Sciences
Patricia Crown Named to the National Academy of Sciences University of New Mexico archaeologist Patricia Crown was named Tuesday to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. In an interview, Crown said she was humbled by the surprise announcement. “It’s just an incredible honor,” she said...
Salado polychrome pottery, part 2
By Deborah L. Huntley, Preservation Archaeologist A major part of our research at Mule Creek—and in the Upper Gila region in general—is to identify compositional and stylistic variability in Salado polychrome pottery (also known as Roosevelt Red Ware) through time and across space. ...
New Digital Video: Science and Serendipity
At a recent Center for Desert Archaeology gathering, Dr. Patricia Crown related the series of serendipitous events that led to her discovery of ancient cacao residues on ceramics from Chaco Canyon's Pueblo Bonito. This presentation was recorded on September 19, 2010. more...