Discourses in Archaeology
Sponsored by Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Utah State History
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Rio Grande Building
300 Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Join the Heritage Program of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and the Antiquities Section of Utah State History, as we present 4 papers of archaeological adventures from home and abroad. The lectures will be held in the Rio Grande Building at 300 Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101.
10-10:45am: Decisions in the Desert: Studying the implications of obsidian procurement in the West Desert of Utah. -Tom Flanigan, Forest Archaeologist, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
11-11:45am: Tie Hacking Utah's Uinta Mountains: History and Archaeology. -Dr. Chris Merritt, Archaeologist, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
12:12:45pm: The Bioarchaeology of Utah: What skeletal remains tell us about the lives of the prehistoric peoples of Utah. Derrina Kopp, Forensic/Physical Anthropologist, Utah State History Antiquities Section.
1-1:45pm: A Tale of Two Cemeteries- Predynastic to Nubian: a synopsis of two seasons of work at Hierakonpolis, in Upper Egypt. Tom Flanigan, Forest Archaeologist, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.