Texas Archeological Society to Celebrate National Archaeology Day
August 14, 2012
The Texas Archeological Society (TAS) will co-collaborate with the Bell County Museum in Belton, Texas for their National Archaeology Day festivities this October. In addition, TAS will host their Annual Meeting October 26-28 at the University of Texas at Tyler. The meeting will feature paper presentations, discussions, poster sessions, and artifact identification. Featured speakers will be Dr. Kent Reilly who will speak on cosmology and symbolism of southeastern Indian groups Friday night and Dr. Tim Pauketat who will speak on Cahokia and the Mississippian period at the banquet Saturday night. TAS members and the public are invited to attend.
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Parkin Archeological State Park commemorated International Archaeology Day 2013