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Plymouth Archaeology Society (PAS) consists mainly of amateur members with an enthusiastic interest in a wide range of archaeological disciplines. We wish to share our enthusiasm for archaeology in general and provide better knowledge and support for the abundant local sites in our area.
Visitors are invited to attend any of our regular meetings (coach trips require pre-
P.A.S. organise monthly winter lectures by invited guest speakers (winter programme). The summer programme consists of visits to local sites of interest. These are usually guided by experts with local knowledge of the site concerned (summer programme). The summer programme is augmented by coach trips to sites a little further afield. These are usually day trips but can occasionally involve a weekend away.
We also organise workshops to benefit those with a practical interest in archaeology. In the past these have included -
Any damage or threats to archaeological sites should be reported urgently to either The City Archaeologist based in the Planning Dept (01752 305433) or the City Museum (01752 304774). Archaeological finds should be reported to the City Museum.
NEXT WINTER LECTURE
MONDAY 3rd FEBRUARY 2020
3rd February 2020
‘Finding the First Farmers on the Northern Plains of America:
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village and Middle Missouri Culture'
Prof Alan Outram, University of Exeter
This site, in South Dakota, represents the early colonization of the Northern Plains by agriculturalists (c. AD 1050), and is used as a fieldschool for students from Exeter. The villagers lived primarily from their gardens of maize, beans and squash and from the hunting of bison. Alan Outram, Professor of Archaeological Science, is an environmental archaeologist, palaeoeconomist and is co-
Our lectures are held at 7:00 pm in the Devonport Lecture Theatre of the Portland Square Building, University of Plymouth. PAS members, University staff & students, with valid ID, and all school students are admitted free. All others are welcome but asked to contribute £4 towards our expenses.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
PLYMOUTH ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY
Monday 20th January 2020 at 6.45 pm sharp
Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building,
University of Plymouth
Any further items for the agenda duly signed by both a proposer and another member should be sent to the Secretary by Monday 6th January 2020 . Nominations for Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary and Committee Members duly proposed and seconded, must be sent to the Secretary by Monday 13th January 2018.
Following the AGM:
Approx 7:15 pm Two talks by PAS members
8:30 pm PAS dinner at the Positano restaurant
|Medieval & Post-Medieval Kiln Technology|
|Hillforts: Their Use and Reuse|
|Livestock & Landscape West of Wessex|
|Mills in the Devon Landscape|
|Maritime Disaster in the Scillies|
|The Archaeology & History of Beavers in Britain|
|Medieval landscape of SW England|
|Skeletal Remains from Athenaeum Burial Ground|
|Ivybridge Archaeologists Tour of Ireland|
|Air Survey in Lowland Devon|
|Royal Naval Hospital|
|The Tavistock Canal|
|A Dartmoor Landscape - Farmers & Tinners|
|Mothecombe House & Gardens|
|Hound Tor Medieval Village|
|St Neot Church|
|Laira Battery & Efford Emplacement|
|The Lower Laira|
|Archaeology of Gardens|
|Identifying Prehistoric Pottery|