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  • Ring of Brodgar: Neolithic henge and stone circle (Orkney Island,Scotland, 2015)
    Danielle Phelps

  • Avalon Beans: Earth Harmony Festival, Avalon gardens; beans grown on site (Tumacacori, AZ, 2015)
    Danielle Johnson

  • Olla on the Litho: Excavation of a large olla from above the Lithodendron (Petrified Forest, 2013). William Reitze

  • Graffiti Culture: Incomplete graffiti painting of an Amerindian woman on a wall (Cayenne, Guyane, 2015)
    Jonna Yarrington


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Anthropology News

Recent Publicatons: Adams Co-Edits Ash Deposition Volume; SoA Alumni Are Contributors
Retired Professor E. Charles Adams is co-editor, with Barbara J. Roth, of a new volume from Berghahn titled Agent of Change: The Deposition and... read more
Recent Publicatins: Plemons Collaborates on New Forensic Anthropology Article
Associate Professor Eric Plemons joined Sean Tallman and Caroline Kincer, colleagues from Boston University’s School of Medicine, to write about the... read more
Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 26, 2021 Alum Magrath Is Keynote Speaker for Online Seminar  Priscilla Magrath (Ph.D. Arizona 2016), recently promoted to Senior Lecturer in... read more