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Join us for our next lecture on TUESDAY, February 10,2015, when our monthly lecture series resumes. During holiday and winter months, monthly lectures are "on vacation."
A Visit to the Potters of Mata Ortiz
and Archaeological Sites in Northern Chihuaha, Mexico
Hayward Franklin, Ph.D.,
Research Associate at UNM
The Friends of Tijeras Pueblo
And the Sandia Ranger Station
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Sandia Ranger Station
Large Conference Room
Dr. Franklin will be showing photos from a trip to Mata Ortiz, Mexico. The presentation will include demonstrations of pottery making and current conditions of pottery production and sales in this small
Dr. Franklin has worked on many archaeological projects in Arizona and New Mexico. He was a NPS Ranger at Mesa Verde Park, directed the ceramics lab at Salmon Ruin and was Assistant Professor at Eastern NM University in Portales. He has analyzed and writen about ceramics for a number of major contracts including OCA and UNM. Since his retirement from teaching, he has engaged in an intensive analysis of Pottery Mound glazeware ceramics and is currently a Research Associate at the Maxwell Museum.