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Digging in to history

UA Museum Collections 
open for Archeology Month...

Posted: March 9, 2014 at 6 a.m.

Like the warehouse in "Raiders of the Lost Ark," the University of Arkansas Museum Collections facility contains treasures of depth, breadth and variety -- 7 million pieces, more or less, according to Mary Suter, curator of collections at the Fayetteville facility.

Go & Do

UA Museum

Collections Tour

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Arkansas Archeological Survey building at 2475 N. Hatch Ave. in Fayetteville

Cost: Free

Information: 575-3557

Fast Facts

Arkansas

Archeology Month

Other events scheduled in the region include:

• “Renewing the World: New Research at the Spiro Ceremonial Center”: Hosted by the Arkansas Archeological Survey, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Station, with George Sabo, director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, 7 p.m. March 18, Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center in Fort Smith. Free. 788-7812.

• Celebrate Archeology Day: Hosted by the Arkansas Archeological Survey, University of Arkansas Station, with demonstrations of atlatl, basket weaving, flint knapping and artifact identification, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 29, Agri Park Pavilion in Fayetteville. Free. 575-3557.

Source: uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/archmonth.html

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