San Juan Basin Archaeological Society presentation
7:00pm / Fort Lewis Collage Lyceum
The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society invites the public to a presentation in-person and on Zoom on Wednesday, January 11th at 7:00 pm. After a brief business meeting, Gretchen Gürtler, Director of Museums at Ghost Ranch will present, "Unique Artifacts of the Gallina Culture". For log-in information, go to SJBAS.ORG.
Gretchen Gürtler has conducted field research in paleontology and anthropology for institutions of higher education for over 16 years. She received a National Science Foundation Fellowship to complete her graduate degree at Texas Tech University, focusing on paleontological research.
The Gallina Culture of North Central New Mexico was a major focus of the Ghost Ranch Anthropology Museum's founder, Dr. Florence Hawley Ellis. Over the past 50 years, Ghost Ranch students and staff have discovered many artifacts that are unique to the Gallina Culture. For this presentation, Gretchen will discuss not only unique artifacts held in trust at the Florence Hawley Ellis Museum of Anthropology; but also details of the sites where this culture existed.