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WFU Anthropology museum offers final lecture in West Mexican series

By Pam Barrett
336.758.5237
April 2, 2004

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will present the final lecture of the series offered in conjunction with the exhibit “Images for Eternity: West Mexican Tomb Figures” April 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Titled “Insects and Ancient Figurines: New Evidence from West Mexico,” the lecture will be presented by Robert Pickering of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyo., and will focus on the connection between forensic anthropology and West Mexican archaeology.

The “Images for Eternity” exhibit, which runs through May 22, features 66 burial objects, including authentic ceramic figures, carved shells and stone pieces created by West Mexican artisans more than 2,000 years ago.

The Museum of Anthropology is located on the campus of Wake Forest University and is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Admission to both the museum and the lecture is free. For more information, call 336-758-5282 or visit www.wfu.edu/moa.


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