- Beyond the Valley of the Mastodons and a Visit from Channel 8
- 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
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ENMU – Clovis Point (LA3324-24156) by Dr. Robert Z. Selden Jr. on Sketchfab From the North Bank mammoth kills.
Another great one that really benefits from scanning. A Clovis uniface found in the North Bank Mammoth kills in the early 1960s. Enjoy! ENMU – Clovis Uniface (LA3324-24121) by Dr. Robert Z. Selden Jr. on Sketchfab
Dr. Zac Selden has been doing a lot of 3D scanning with one of our own faculty, Katy Putsavage. Although initially the focus was on pottery from the Miles Collection, he was kind enough to take on some Paleoindian artifacts … Continue reading
Here’s a closer look at a Clovis point that appears to have failed in production. It looks like it was carried around and used as a general cutting tool in it’s second life-cycle then dropped near a mammoth kill. Beautiful … Continue reading
It’s been seven years since this fell on Halloween and it was great to see people dress in costume to come out; especially the little kids. Thanks to all who attended and supported the Mu Alpha Nu Atlatl Day again … Continue reading
I was told by a very wise museum professional last year that to hope to have a new museum in place inside a year was extremely optimistic. Even a small one. I think I could hear the word “crazy” in … Continue reading
About our web presence or disturbing lack thereof: We have been working with our Communication Services Department for some months now to develop a new and better website that is university sanctioned. Until recently, blogs like mine, had to be … Continue reading
Here are a few photos of the Blackwater Draw Open House and Prehistory Day. Thanks to everyone who came out and especially those who dedicated a Saturday to make this event possible. As usual, we were all so busy that … Continue reading
Here is a great photo-mosaic from the North Bank excavations in the early 1960s. The humans in the background examining the stratigraphy really put the Clovis-age mammoths in their proper scale. Unfortunately, Mammoth IV in the background is covered in … Continue reading
Too many projects and too few hands have meant that the Blackwater Draw blog gets neglected more than it should. Too much time is spent in petty bureaucracy, assisting other researchers with their personal projects, and fixing the many problems … Continue reading