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The annual Archaeology Month lecture Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

October 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

The annual Archaeology Month lecture will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, by Dr. James M. Adovasio, senior scientist at APTIM and director of archaeology at Senator John Heinz History Center.  The presentation is titled “Meadowcroft Rockshelter 2023: Fifty Years Later.” Excavations at the Southwestern Pennsylvania site began 50 years ago. Meadowcroft is known as the first serious challenge to the Clovis-first peopling model that dominated American archaeological thought for decades. This presentation summarizes the salient aspects of the prehistoric record from Meadowcroft Rockshelter and discusses the role(s) the site has played in the history of American Archaeology. MORE INFORMATION

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