Skeletal diagrams are a great way to help folks visualize what parts of the animal were actually found at an archaeological site. Over the summer before I left ASM, I had the opportunity to gather and help create skeletal diagrams for the Homol’ovi exhibit at the Arizona State Museum, which opened on December 8, 2017.Continue reading “Skeleton pictures!”
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Visit to Los Morteros and sun daggers
Tucson is full of great ways to engage with archaeology, but I don’t always take advantage of it because I am finishing up my dissertation. My friend convinced me to get away from the computer and join her on a autumn equinox tour of Picture Rocks and Los Morteros. Los Morteros was a Hohokam villageContinue reading “Visit to Los Morteros and sun daggers”
Phoenix Comicon 2017 – Science Panels
I was fortunate enough to take part in two science panels at Phoenix Comicon this year, which are part of the 90+ hours of continuing education credit hours offered to teachers at the conference. It was a great experience. Colonialism and invasive species are explored throughout science fiction, and sci fi became a great entryContinue reading “Phoenix Comicon 2017 – Science Panels”
Take-a-look Day Arizona State Museum
I represented the Stanley J. Olsen Laboratory of Zooarchaeology at ASM’s first-ever Take a Look Day. Here I am at the ready with common Arizona animal skeletons to help answer visitor questions.