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Arizona Archaeological Society, San Tan Chapter

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Arizona Archaeological Society, San Tan Chapter


April 2022

Star Wounds: Meteorites from Ancient Native American Sites with Ken Zoll

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85242 United States
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The occurrence of meteorites on archaeological sites in North America has been known since the early 19th century. From the Hopewell culture in the eastern United States to the Indians in the American Southwest and northern Mexico, meteorites have been found on these ancient sites. Much like meteorite hunters of today, ancient Native American cultures actively engaged in meteorite collecting. Several meteorite fragments from Meteor Crater near Flagstaff have been discovered at ancient dwellings in Central Arizona. This talk will…

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