Upcoming Events

July 10, 2018

Excavating the ‘Last of the Phoenicians’: Field Work at Tel Kedesh of Upper Galilee
OAS Brown Bag talk by Sharon Herbert, Ph.D and Charles K. Williams II (Distinguished University Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Michigan) at the CNMA, 12:00 noon, free!

August 14, 2018

The Deep History of Indian Market Pottery Traditions
OAS Brown Bag talk by Eric Blinman (Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies) at the CNMA, 12:00 noon, free!

September 29, 2018

The Pre-History of Salinas Pueblo, the other Galisteo Basin
Saturday, September 29 through Sunday, September 30, 2018 Cost of trip: FOA members: $225, non-FOA members: $250

October 20, 2018

International Archaeology Day at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 10 am to 4 pm, free!

November 4, 2018

Holiday Party and Silent Auction
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3 to 6 pm
Cost of event: $20

Zia Agricultural Fields

June 18, 2017


Sunday, June 18, 2017
Cost of trip: $85 for FOA members, $95 for non-FOA members

The human ability to modify our landscape can be dramatic and even beautiful. A remarkable expression of this process can be seen in the development of extensive agricultural terraces and grid gardens in the hills above the Jemez River Valley on Zia Pueblo lands. A Friends of Archaeology group visited these features back in 2012, and, due to popular demand, we are revisiting this trip. Ulysses Reid of Zia Pueblo will be our guide. He has arranged for a feast day-style lunch and brief walking tours of the pueblo after the hike. The hike is STRENUOUS and requires climbing steep slopes over rugged terrain. This trip will be offered on Father’s Day, and the Pueblo will host an arts and crafts sale that same day.

The cost of the trip is $85 for FOA members, and $95 for non-FOA members. This trip is limited to 20 participants. For more information or to make reservations, call (505) 982-7799, ext. 6 after 7am, starting Tuesday, April 30.

Please check back on this website and the Museum of New Mexico Foundation's Friends of Archaeology website for updates.

 

Zia Pueblo, N.M. by John K. Hillers