Colorado Archaeology Society, Pikes Peak Chapter
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Archaeological Dating Methods introduces students to many of the more common dating methods used or found in related literature. Most of the summarized dating methods may not be used with regularity in the field, but individuals should be informed about their existence, usefulness, and sample collection methods.
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Next meeting: November 19, 7:00 PM
Dick Sundstrom waited many years for the US Department of State to lift its advisory against travel to Zimbabwe. Finally, Sundstrom was able to cross this destination off his bucket list. Zimbabwe boasts more than 100,000 rock art sites displaying millions of images. San, Khoikhoi, and Bantu cultures all contributed to this prodigious collection estimated to span 10,000 to 40,000 years. (More)
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Programs are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, except for July and December.
December 08 – Holiday Party
January 21, 2020
February 18, 2020
March 24, 2020
Vogel Canyon is a distilled record of the human past on the High Plains in southeastern Colorado. This video celebrates the successful partnerships which have preserved this important record of the human past. Produced in partnership by the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society and the U.S. Forest Service, Comanche National Grassland this 21 minute video summarizes an important conservation project south of La Junta, Colorado. The program includes video of graffiti removal, trail construction, and contains a strong anti-vandalism message.
Funded through a grant from the Colorado State Historical Fund.
This presentation was created by Brandon Ott. As an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, it was his Eagle Scout Project. Brandon spent over a 1,000 hours visiting sites, museums, and researching archaeology preservation. Tom Sholes (Pikes Peak Chapter) provided guidance and Dave Sproul (Pikes Peak Chapter) provided the music track. The video may be view full screen by clicking on the icon at the lower right corner of the video after starting the video.