NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 6:00 PM, at 2045 Memory Lane in Silver City, New Mexico. No potluck dinner but refreshments provided. Featured speaker: GCAS's own Joseph A. Bryce, Assistant Curator of History and Exhibitions at the Silver City Museum, will discuss "The Fremont Culture in Utah."

NEXT FIELD TRIP: By tradition there is NO field trip in January, but watch this space for future info on one or more possible work parties at the GCAS's library room at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. Inventory and organizing opportunities galore!

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Archaeologically-Inclined

We all have that certain someone on our holiday gift list. They're the kind of person who spends a fair amount of time outdoors, exploring untold numbers of historic and ancient sites in remote locations...volunteering as a site steward to protect such sites from vandalism and looting...and spending their indoor time reading and learning even more about the places they like the best.

If you're stumped by what to give to your favorite archaeo-nerd this holiday season, you may find the following suggestions helpful:

image from i5.walmartimages.com New Perspectives_FlyerA cool new book published by the University of Arizona Press discussing the very latest in Mimbres area archaeology. Available in both hard-copy and electronic editions, its list price is $65 but click on the photo over here on the right for a full-screen view of the descriptive flyer and a sweet 30% discount coupon: -------->

image from images.coolibar.com<------- Does your avocational archaeologist have creaky knees? A pair of lightweight trekking poles might be just the thing to keep them on the move.

Sun protection is de rigueur out here in the US Southwest, so a hat like this one is appropriate for everyone:

Want your archaeo-explorer to pinpoint their favorite spots AND find their way back home? A new GPS unit could keep them safe on walkabout.

/s/ webmaster [The above examples of and links to trekking poles, hats, and GPS units are used for illustrative purposes only. Neither the webmaster nor the GCAS is compensated for any advertising, nor do we endorse any particular product. Caveat emptor and Happy Holidays to all.]

 

 

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