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Prehistoric Archaeoastronomy in northwestern Colorado

 

This event is presented by archaeologist H. Sonny Shelton.

Learn about the Gunsight Pass Archaeological Site, a prehistoric archaeoastronomy site recorded by Dominguez Archaeological Research Group archaeologists Brian O'Neill, Cheryl Harrison, and H. Sonny Shelton in 2013. The site consists of man-made stone rings with cross feature alignments likely used to predict solstices, equinoxes, and other astronomical events. 

This presentation is a part of American Experience “Chasing the Moon” which premieres Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10, 2019 at 8pm on Rocky Mountain PBS.

About the Presenter:

H. Sony Shelton is a local archaeologist, geoarchaeologist, and faunal analysis specialist with Grand River Institute and Dominguez Archaeological Research Group. She is presently involved with the Colorado Wickiup Project and the Western Colorado Bison Project. 

Related LibGuide: Community Information by Ike Rakiecki

Date:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Central Library Mesa Room, Central Library Monument Room
Campus:
Central Library
Categories:
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