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Hibben Scholar Adesbah Foguth

Hibben Scholar Spotlight: Adesbah Foguth

posted on: Monday, June 10, 2019 - 3:45pm

Adesbah Foguth is working toward a Master’s
Degree at The University of NewMexico in
Anthropology with a specialization in Public
Archaeology. She has spent her fellowship
inventorying, cataloguing, photographing and
housing archaeological collections all of which
she feels will be important in her future work
espcecially with regards to NAGPRA collections.... read more

Florence Hawley Ellis sitting on the walls of Sapawe - August 1959

#WomenInCulture: Florence Hawley Ellis

posted on: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 3:30pm

We celebrate #WomenInCulture  highlighting Florence Hawley Ellis.

Florence Hawley Ellis (b. 1906 – d. 1991) was born Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  Ellis worked as both an ethnologist and archaeologist, receiving her Bachelors and Masters from the University of Arizona and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1934. Her dissertation focused on tree ring dating (dendrochronology) at the... read more

Maxwell Techinical Series

Maxwell Techinical Series: a tool for current research

posted on: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 10:30am

If you visit the museum’s web site and click on the “Research” tab, one option will take you to the page for the Maxwell Museum Technical Series. There you can download more than two dozen reports for free. The subjects range from ancient jewelry to the archaeology of Chihuahua, Mexico. Here I’ll explain how the Technical Series came to be.


The traditional academic publishing... read more

Snow geese fly while Sandhill Cranes forage at Sevilleta National Wildlife Reserve photo by Robin Cordero

Puebloan Agriculture and the Migratory Behavior of Birds

posted on: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 2:45pm

Puebloan Agriculture and its Impact on the Migratory Behavior of Birds

Robin Cordero
Project Director/Co-Principal Investigator
Office of Contract Archeology

Presented by Carla Sinopoli


Each winter, the Albuquerque Basin is visited by thousands of migratory birds—cranes, geese, and ducks—who winter in New Mexico... read more