Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A Visit from the Henan Museum!


On February 7, 2018, Pueblo Grande Museum Curator of Collections, Lindsey Vogel-Teeter and City Archaeologist, Laurene Montero provided a tour for some very special guests from the Henan Museum in China.

These special guests were in town visiting their collection which is currently on display at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in northern Phoenix. The exhibit, 
Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum features "9,000 years of Chinese musical history with a spectacular collection of ancient musical and archaeological treasures on display for the first time in the United States." This exhibit will be at the MIM  until May 6, 2018.
While here visiting their collection, the Henan Museum representatives wanted to explore some of the areas local cultural and archaeological history. Lindsey and Laurene provided them with tours of the Pueblo Grande archaeological site, sharing the archaeological significance of the Hohokam and how the Museum cares for these artifacts.

Our special guests remarked on what a wonderful time they had and how much they enjoyed learning about the remarkable achievements of the Hohokam and importance of their role in settling the Southwest. 

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