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Lost City Museum Hosts Lecture by Christine S. Vanpool

The Lost City Museum will host a guest lecture by Christine S. Vanpool, Assistant Professor from the University of Missouri, on Sunday November 7th 2010 at 6 p.m.

VanPool will discuss how modern Puebloan potters consider pots living beings with a spiritual essence and how understanding this belief can be insightful to archaeologists and others who study and enjoy pottery. Her focus during this presentation will be on pottery from the Casas Grandes region.

The Lost City Museum is open Thursday through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular admission charge is $5.00 for adults, Children under 18 and members enter free. The museum is located in Overton on State Route 169 off 1-15, exit #93 or via Lake Mead or the Valley of Fire. For more information, call the museum at (702) 397-2193.

The Lost City Museum is one of seven museums managed by the State Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, presentation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the State Office of Historic Preservation, NAC, NLA and Commission for Cultural Affairs. For more information, please call Teresa Moiola at (775)687-8323 or visit the department’s web site at

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