Sponsored by: University of Wyoming
Presented by Dr. John W. Verano
September’s WAAM celebration will include the 21st Annual George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology and WAAM sponsored lecture by Dr. John W. Verano, professor of Anthropology at Tulane University titled “Human Sacrifice in Ancient Peru: New Discoveries and New Questions.”
Professor Verano is a biological anthropologist, who specializes in human skeletal anatomy, paleopathology, bioarcheology and forensic anthropology. His research on human sacrifice in ancient Peru was featured in the February 2019 issue of “National Geographic.”
The lecture, scheduled for September 26 at 4 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Ag Auditorium is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture in the Department of Anthropology foyer.