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Massachusetts Archaeological Society

From the City of Boston and Joe Bagley, City Archaeologist, a take on the legacy of Native Peoples.

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Native American artifacts are an exciting part of archaeology in #Boston – here's a look at artifacts we've found that are 400 to 1,000 years old.

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If you want to learn more about archaeology, take advantage of a local field school in Middleborough, MA. ... See MoreSee Less

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This Saturday, May 19 at 1pm at the Robbins Museum of #Archaeology: Dr. Doug Hunter on the #petroglyphs and past of Dighton Rock. Join us for this public talk on the history of the #FirstPeoples in #NewEngland and learn more about the (mis)interpretations of the #DightonRock site. Meet Dr. Hunter, pick up a copy of his book "A Place of Stone" and have him sign it! Free parking. Open to the public. Suggested donation of $5pp goes to supporting the Robbins. #MassArchaeology #CitizenScience #MassHistory Conference on New England Archaeology (CNEA) NEAA City of Boston Archaeology Program Berkley, Massachusetts ... See MoreSee Less

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Dr. Doug Hunter at the Robbins Museum on Saturday, May 19th at 1pm! Join us for his talk and book signing for his volume "The Place of Stone: Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past." Come learn more about this unique cultural monument at Dighton Rock. #MassArchaeology #CitizenScience #archaeology #history ... See MoreSee Less

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Just announced for Saturday, May 19 at 1pm! Dr. Doug Hunter will be joining us for a talk on Dighton Rock, one of the most famous and contested ancient cultural sites in Massachusetts. Dr. Hunter will discuss his book on Dighton Rock and have copies ready to sign. #MassArchaeology #CitizenScience ... See MoreSee Less

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Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Tomorrow, May 9 at 7:00 p.m., join us at the Robbins Museum for a special lecture by the Boston City Archaeologist. ... See MoreSee Less

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