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Arizona Scitech Festival Lecture SeriesArizona Scitech Festival Lecture Series<div class="ExternalClass5265376200E7440F8340DD5B215A05FD"><h1>​Findings from Fragments: Archaeological Discoveries Through Pottery</h1><p>As part of the 7th Annual Arizona Scitech Festival, Pueblo Grande Museum will be hosting <strong><em>Findings from Fragments: Archaeological Discoveries Through Pottery</em></strong> lecture series, presented each Friday in February at noon. These 45-minute lunch time lectures are free and open to the public, and will explore the science of pottery production and archaeological research done on pottery sherds to reconstruct history and form new ideas on prehistoric cultures and traditions. This lecture series is sponsored in part by the Phoenix Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society, the Arizona Archaeological Council, and the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary.</p><h2>February 16, 2018</h2><p><strong>Lecture Title:</strong> Paddle and Anvil Pottery Production<br><strong>Speaker:</strong> Ron Carlos, Pima-Maricopa Potter & Jacob Butler, Onk Akimel O’Odham Artist<br><strong>Description: </strong></p><p>In this presentation, Jacob Butler will discuss the different tools and methods used in the production of paddle and anvil pottery. From sourcing and processing the clay, to forming, painting, and firing the pottery This style of pottery making is unique and indicative of the southern Arizona tribes; i.e. Maricopa, Pima, Tohono O'Odham. <span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Ron Carlos will demonstrate the use of the pottery tools while he creates a small clay pot during the presentation.<span aria-hidden="true"></span> All of Jacob and Ron's pottery is constructed from all natural materials. The clays and pigments are hand dug and hand processed into a workable paste. They will also talk about how the vessels are wood fired in an open pit using mesquite and/or cottonwood bark.</p><p> </p></div>2/16/2018 7:00:00 PM2/16/2018 8:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum602-495-0901Pueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St​Findings from Fragments Archaeological Discoveries Through Pottery As part of the 7th Annual Arizona Scitech Festival, Pueblo Grande Museum will be hosting Findings from Fragments Archaeological Discoveries Through Pottery lecture series, presented each Friday in February at noon. These 45-minute lunch time lectures are free and open to the public, and will explore the science of pottery production and archaeological research done on pottery sherds to reconstruct history and form new ideas on prehistoric cultures and traditions. This lecture series is sponsored in part by the Phoenix Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society, the Arizona Archaeological Council, and the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary.February 16, 2018 Lecture Title Paddle and Anvil Pottery Production Speaker Ron Carlos, Pima-Maricopa Potter & Jacob Butler, Onk Akimel O’Odham Artist Description In this presentation, Jacob Butler will discuss the different tools and methods used in the production of paddle and anvil pottery. From sourcing and processing the clay, to forming, painting, and firing the pottery This style of pottery making is unique and indicative of the southern Arizona tribes; i.e. Maricopa, Pima, Tohono O'Odham. Ron Carlos will demonstrate the use of the pottery tools while he creates a small clay pot during the presentation. All of Jacob and Ron's pottery is constructed from all natural materials. The clays and pigments are hand dug and hand processed into a workable paste. They will also talk about how the vessels are wood fired in an open pit using mesquite and/or cottonwood bark.