USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum announces Archaeological Candidate Lectures

. February 29, 2012 . 0 Comments

The USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum in Price, Utah presents a series of Archaeological Candidate Lectures at the museum, 155 East Main Street-Price, Utah in the classroom on the second floor.

February 29, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Timothy Riley
Starch and phytolith clues to past subsistence patterns across the American West
This talk will focus on the reconstruction of subsistence patterns based on the recovery of plant microfossils from earth ovens, groundstone and other artifacts, with strong consideration for the role of museum collections in this burgeoning field of paleoethnobotany.

March 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Brian McKee
“Invisible” Structures on the Virgin River: Earthen Architecture of the Ancestral Puebloans.
Recent excavations along the Virgin River east of St. George Utah revealed a previously undocumented class of wattle-and-daub surface structures dating to Basketmaker III to Pueblo I times.

March 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Dr. David Yoder
North Creek Shelter: A Record of Change on the Northern Colorado Plateau?In this presentation we’ll examine big changes in prehistoric artifacts, features, and behaviors from around 9000 years ago; all by discussing data from an amazing archaeological site called North Creek Shelter.

The lectures are FREE and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

The College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum is located at:
155 East Main Street Price, Utah
Phone (435) 613-5060
Fax (435) 637-2514
Toll Free (800) 817-9949
www.ceu.edu

Category: Natural History

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