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Sedona Heritage Museum Showcases Hopi Billingsley Dancers Film

Ken Zoll, Director of the Camp Verde Arizona Archaeology Center will be a Living History guest speaker at the Sedona Heritage Museum in March 2017. Sedona AZ (February 22, 2017) – The Sedona Heritage Museum is hosting the next in its Living History speaker series on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the museum. Guest speaker Ken Zoll will present an Arizona Humanities AZ Speaks program... 

Archaeology Center Presents the Annual Sherman Loy Award

Bill and Joan Sexton at work in a research lab are recipients of the annual Verde Valley Archaeology Center 2016 Sherman Loy Award. (Photo c2016 VVAC) Sedona AZ (September 18, 2016) – Sherman Loy (1926-2011) was the scion of two Sedona/Verde Valley pioneer families – Schuerman and Loy. He was a dedicated volunteer with many organizations, including the Arizona State Parks Site Steward Program.... 

Meteorites from King Tut to Ancient Native Americans

King Tuts Dagger photo by Daniela Comelli “Meteoritics & Planetary Science” (2016) Sedona AZ (June 13, 2016) – The Verde Valley Archaeology Center will present a free talk entitled “Meteorites from King Tut to Ancient Native Americans” by its Executive Director Ken Zoll on Thursday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m., at the Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona. Recent news reports... 

Resistance in a South Carolina Plantation Slave Quarter

Sedona AZ (April 12, 2016) – The Verde Valley Archaeology Center will host a talk by Dr. Sharon Moses who will present “Ritual Deposits and Resistance in a South Carolina Rice Plantation Slave Quarter.” The presentation will be in the Cliff Castle Casino Hotel meeting room on Tuesday, April 19, starting at 6:30 pm. Excavations on a former rice plantation located in South Carolina Low Country... 

Archaeology Center Pilots Real Time Vandalism Detection Technology

Camp Verde AZ Archaeology Center works to protect local ancient ruins artifacts Sedona AZ (March 4, 2016) – Vandalism and looting are major threats to cultural resources on Federal and State lands. The Verde Valley has had several high-profile examples of graffiti, wanton damage and digging for artifacts at ancient ruins. These sites are important to today’s Native Americans and the cultural... 

Camp Verde Celebrates International Archaeology Day

Ken Zoll, Director of the Camp Verde Arizona Archaeology Center Sedona AZ (October 5, 2015) – America is rich with history, and many exciting artifacts have been discovered over the years that have helped to illuminate that history. However, archaeology is about so much more than one country. Every archaeological discovery opens a door into the past that can reveal important details about how... 

Aerial Photography in Archaeology Presentation

Wingfield Mesa pueblo ruins photographed by Joe Vogel Sedona AZ (September 9, 2014) – The Verde Valley Archaeology Center is hosting a free presentation on the importance of aerial photography in archaeology on September 30, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Cliff Castle Casino Hotel Ballroom, Camp Verde, Arizona. The Center will also be inaugurating the Sherman Loy Memorial Award. This  award is to... 

Archaeology Center Receives Conservation Qualification

Sedona AZ (August 18, 2014) – The Verde Valley Archaeology Center, Camp Verde, Arizona, has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in an assessment report conducted by the Arizona State Museum. The mission of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center is to preserve archaeological sites and collections, to curate the collections locally, and to foster a deeper understanding... 

Big Island Hawaii Archaeology Lecture

Sedona AZ (March 14, 2014) – The next archaeology lecture sponsored by the Verde Valley Archaeology Center will be Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. Archaeologist Don Keller will present a talk on his recent trip to the Big Island of Hawaii to study its archaeology. Fifteen hundred years of human history and adaptation... 
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