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[DNR] The Most Precious Rock: Archaeological Investigations of Salt in Mesoamerica, Bloomington
Start Date: 9/5/2014Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 9/5/2014End Time: 1:00 PM
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Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology
423 N. Fess Street, Bloomington, IN
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  Free

Though the average person in the U.S. gives this resource little thought today, salt procurement and trade was big business in the ancient world.  Salt made fortunes and cost lives.  This talk will explore some of the archaeological evidence we have for this important commodity in Mesoamerica.

This event is part of Indiana Archaeology Month. To learn more about Archaeology Month, please visit http://www.in.gov/dnr/historic/3674.htm.

 

 

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Name: Sarah Hatcher
Phone: (812) 855-0197
Email: sahatche@indiana.edu
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