Doors open at 12 noon with refreshments. Meeting begins at 1:00 pm.
Title: Mesoamerican Stone Artifacts: Interesting Rocks & Where to Find them
Speaker: Mike McBride, President & Principle Archeologist, HCAA
Mike McBride will be presenting “Mesoamerican Stone Artifacts: Interesting Rocks and Where To Find Them.” He will discuss his surveys of quarries in Central Mexico and the Maya area, and the stone tools that ancient cultures created from those sources.
Mike is currently the president and a principle archeologist of the Hill Country Archeological Association, and has worked in archeological sites in Belize and Mexico, as well as in the Texas Hill Country. Previously, he was president of the Dallas Archeological Society for 5 years. In addition to his role as HCAA archeologist, he has been an experimental flintknapper for 20 years, studying and replicating the manufacture of stone artifacts of ancient North American and Mesoamerican peoples.