Part 1 of a 4 Part Workshop Series on Containers
Gourds, Organs, and Other Perishable Containers
Rayette Martin-Nevada Site Stewardship Program, Nevadans for Cultural Preservation
Not all material culture is preserved in the archaeological record. This talk will cover a few examples of organics that were used in both prehistory and history.
Hands on Activity: Basketry
Katie Hoffman-Nevada Site Stewardship Program, Nevadans for Cultural Preservation
Try your hands at basic basket construction techniques. All materials provided.
Lost City Museum Basketry Collection
Mary Beth Timm-Director, Lost City Museum
Join former curator and now Director of the Lost City Museum to learn about their extensive basketry collection. She will discuss some of the research that has been done on the collection, the significance of the basketry in prehisotry, and the historic commoditization transition.
Look Forward to the rest of the series:
- Ceramics April
- Metal July
- Glass October
This workshop series is made possible through support from a variety of preservation partners who take the time to share their knowledge of archaeology and preservation.
4747 W Vegas Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89108
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