- Horse Toe Bones and 14,000 Year Old Human Shit
- Happy International Museum Day!!
- End of a Chapter
- Visit Cahokia
- Student Research Posters, Part 2
- Student Research Posters, Part 1
- Appreciate Your Museums While They’re Around
- Suzanne Eckert Lecture; Telling their story through clay
- Bison antiquus… in 3D!
- Near Fort Sumner, New Mexico Next Week? Why not visit the Bosque Redondo Memorial for some food and history?
- Can We expect to Find Ice-Age Artifacts in the Newly Melting Ice?
- Pleistocene Pecans (Carya illinoinensis)
- Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from the Gault Site available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D
- Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D
- Solar Astronomy at Stonehenge — Wessex Guided Tours
- Reality of Climate Fluxuation
- Heinrich Events Caused Annual Mass Whale Strandings during the Pleistocene and early Holocene
- 3D Clovis Wrench, Shaft Straightener or Rope Tool — selden3d
- 3D Clovis Blade Core from Kincaid Shelter — selden3d
- In Memoriam: James J. Hester
- Agate Basin Points from Blackwater Draw NHS
- The smoking gun ‘proving ancient man killed woolly mammoth 45,000 years ago’
- Smilodon Tracks in Argentina
- Shelf Life, Part 1
- When evolution just gives up – The mighty Sloth
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Category Archives: Photography
Here are a few wildlife photos from around the Landmark. Being surrounded on three sides by industrial agriculture has created an island refuge on the property. Having the most topography in the county creates some micro-climates and environments not found … Continue reading
Despite what many of us were taught while learning the trades of the cultural resource management world, archaeological imaging does not have to be dull, drab, or black-and-white. Ken Williams’ photography, as seen on ShadowsandStone.com, highlights some amazing stoneworks of prehistoric western Europe … Continue reading
I am very visual and like to see things on a large-scale so I recently re-scaled and stitched together a portion of our work on the South Bank bone bed. If this image is to be used for publication, it … Continue reading
Lots of activity at the site. Preparing to open for the season, giving guided tours to visitors, working on the analysis and re-writing our story. We also had some professional photography done recently and will add those images in the … Continue reading
Excavation of Alberto Isequilla’s pit resumed in 2009 as the fieldschool for ENMU archaeology students. Many similarities exist 40 years after the initial work; hand-shoveling tons of sandy overburden, traversing the steep entrance ramp into the pit, and seeking shade … Continue reading
The Blackwater Draw Archaeological site recently hosted the traveling New Mexico History Museum. The Van of Enchantment visited the site as the final part of a visit to the Portales and Clovis area. Road Trips: A Brief History of Route … Continue reading
A recent conversation with a graduate student brought to my attention that there was no good aerial image of the Clovis site easily accessed from the web. We are fortunate to have many from over the years and I will … Continue reading
A range fire that developed near Melrose, New Mexico Sunday morning narrowly missed the Clovis site in the afternoon. The Mitchell Dairy appeared to be hit pretty hard but its large crews of machine operators working with the fire department … Continue reading
This photo is from the International Pollen Conference fieldtrip to the Blackwater Draw site in April of 1962. Photo by C. Vance Haynes. The people in this photo remain unidentified, however, for a full roster and great photo from the … Continue reading
This is one of the many dynamite explosions at the Blackwater Draw site during the gravel mining period. This photo is from the late 1950s to early 1960s and is a view to the northeast. This photo is a sad … Continue reading
The photo archives of the Blackwater Draw site contain thousands of photographs dating back to the 1930s. Michele Green, a graduate student at Eastern New Mexico University, is currently undertaking the enormous task of converting these images into a digital … Continue reading
Final field school photos have been uploaded. Click on this picture to view.