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Archaeological talk slated
September 29, 2005
CONTACT: Mike Stepanovich, 661/654-2456,,
or Jaclyn Loveless, 661/654-2138,

DeannaA California State University, Bakersfield graduate student will be the guest speaker at the Kern County Archaeological Society’s meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Beale Memorial Library, 701 Truxtun Ave.

Deanna Heikkinen, a CSUB anthropology graduate student, will discuss her work on the Tell El-Hibeh, Egypt, project. Heikkinen, along with Robert Yohe, CSUB anthropology professor, and Jill Gardner, staff archaeologist for CSUB’s Center for Archaeological Research, unearthed a mass grave of 13 mummies during the 2004-05 field season in El-Hibeh. This presentation will focus on the textiles associated with late Graeco-Roman and Christian burials from this site.

The Kern County Archaeological Society will host a dinner prior to the meeting at Uricchio’s Trattoria, 1400 17th St., at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, please call (661) 301-7167.



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