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Archaeology Week kicks off in Utah

Published May 6, 2012 10:54 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Mary Emmaline Hansen, 8, tries grinding corn using a mano and matate (ancient stone tools) at the archaeology open house Saturday at the Utah State History Museum at the Rio Grande Depot. The event was part of Archaeology Week activities that began Saturday and will run through May 12. At the open house, children participated in hands-on activities with an archaeological theme. For more Archaeology Week events, go to http://www.history.utah.gov. For more photos > sltrib.com/photo