Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Archaeology Month Exhibit

Dating Old Bottles: Fort Miro Site Artifacts

Presentation to be held October 1, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. ULM Library Special Collections Passman Room 502B.
Dr George Avery, Ph. D., RPA, Cultural Heritage Resource Coordinator, Center for Regional Heritage Research , Anthropology and Archaeology Laboratory, Stephen F. Austin State University will present a talk, Dating Old Bottles: Fort Miro Site Artifacts. The basics of dating old bottles will be presented using examples from the Fort Miro site. A handout providing simple illustrations for dating bottles will be given out. The handout will also contain a list of references and websites related to dating and identifying bottles. Visitors are encouraged to bring bottles that they wish to have dated. Archaeological interpretation of bottles will also be discussed.

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