Archaeology and Paleontology of Gypsum Cave

May 2021

Justin DeMaio, Archaeologist

Located just miles from the city of Las Vegas, Gypsum Cave is an important site to both local Native American groups and the scientific community. Archaeological and paleontological investigations have taken place in the cave since the 1920's, yielding evidence of prehistoric megafauna and artifacts. This presentation will discuss the work that has been done at the cave, show examples of what was found, and how these collections provide a comprehensive glimpse into the ancient biological and human history of the Las Vegas desert.

To watch a video recording of this Zoom Webinar click here.

Showing 1 reaction

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
  • Rayette Martin
    published this page in Activity 2021-05-31 20:32:00 -0700

Donate Join Email List Find an Event