Archaeological Discussion

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Date(s) - Saturday September 9, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Geronimo Springs Museum, 211 Main Street, Truth or Consequences

Contact: Marilyn Pope
Sierra County Historical Society

Trevor Lea, NMSU Graduate Student, on September 9 at 6:00 P.M.will present the last two seasons of
archaeological salvage and data recovery research at South Diamond Creek Pueblo (SDCP) under
the direction of Dr. Fumiyasu Arakawa, Department of Anthropology at New Mexico State
University (NMSU). The site is located in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness area of the Gila National Forest.
The SDCP site consists of two structures, a Classic Mimbres period (A.D. 1000-1130) and a Late
Pithouse period communal structure (A.D. 550-750). A brief culture history of the study area as well
as an in depth look into the research that has been conducted at SDCP will be presented. Come join
us at the Geronimo Springs Museum and learn about the Mimbres Culture. Refreshments will be
provided. There will be no charge. Donations are always welcome.

Cost: free
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