Nena Rice on 16,000 Years of SC Archaeology at Coastal Discovery Museum

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The Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter will host Nena Powell Rice of SCIAA (South Carolina Institute of Anthropology and Archaeology) at its next meeting Tuesday, Sept 20th at 1 pm at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn.

In preparation of the celebration of Archaeology Month in October, Rice will discuss “Discovering South Carolina Archaeology:  16,000 Years of Cultural Occupation,” during which she will deliver a general synopsis of the archaeology of South Carolina during the past 16,000 years, focusing on technological change through time.  She will also address a large variety of programs offered during the 20th Annual South Carolina Archaeology Month in October 2011.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Other upcoming HHI Chapter, ASSC programs are:

Oct. 18-Tuesday-  Colin Brooker, the expert who supervised the stablization of the ruins on Dataw Island, will discuss “Worldwide Tabby Architecture”at 1:00 PM at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn, Hilton Head. 

Oct. 27 – Thursday- Chris Judge, a special guest speaker for SC Archaeology Month. Judge will make his presentation on the Johannes Kolb Site at 1 pm at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn, Hilton Head. (Judge will be doing a similar presentation for the BDC and Beaufort County Planning Department in the old SC Room in the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, at 5:30pm that evening.)

 Nov 15th-Tuesday–  Chica Arndt of CGAS (Coastal Georgia Archaeology Society)  will discuss the Mary Musgrove site in Savannah at 1 pm at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn, Hilton Head.

For further information: George Stubbs- 843-363-5058 www.assc.net

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