Anthropology Collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
From the stunning precision of tree-ring dates to the rich tapestry of Native American oral history, we know in astonishing detail much of what happened—and when, where, and why it happened—at Mesa Verde.
The Folsom spear point, which was excavated in 1927 near the small town of Folsom, New Mexico, is one of the most famous artifacts in North American archaeology, and for good reason . . .
Humans have been tumbling headlong into this new digital frontier for a quarter century—since the World Wide Web went public.
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Stephen E. Nash is curator of archaeology and chair of the Department of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He has published seven books and two dozen peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on the history of anthropology and archaeology, archaeological dating, the history of museums, and museum collections.
The Enchanted Gem Carvings of Vasily Konovalenko
A puzzle: If you had to represent the human story in just over 100 objects, which would you choose?
Time. Astronomers, philosophers, physicists, anthropologists, politicians, geographers, and theologians have all pondered the nature and meaning of time.
It turns out that the story of the iconic Folsom Point is more complex than researchers initially believed.