Recognizing & Interpreting Historical Materials
Are you a professional archaeologist, current student, historian, or individual just interested in learning more about historical archaeology and how to recognize and interpret historical materials? The Historical Archaeology Advisory Committee (HAAC), Arizona State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), and Arizona Preservation Foundation (APF) are presenting a free webinar series... and you are invited!
January 20, 2022
This online presentation will provide an understanding of the basic technology of ceramic production and how the innovations that have characterized the industry can aid in grouping like ceramics and placing them in time. It will introduce the participant with the following:
A basic understanding of what “style” is and how to identify it
An understanding of the technology of ceramic production (including decoration)
The importance of establishing a reference library and comparative collection
If you have questions, contact Margaret Hangan here.
February 17, 2022 ~ Insulators & Ammunition
March 24, 2022 ~ Tools-Hardware-Tack & Personal Items
June 2022 ~ Two tours to the NAU APEX Railroad Camp Field School Project in Tusayan, AZ. Dates and sign-up process will be announced in advance.
July 21, 2022 ~ Glass & Bottles
August 25, 2022 ~ Can Technology