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Take a break from your day and enjoy a series of virtual presentations over the lunch hour, Thursdays, March 4 – May 6. Hear subject experts discuss various topics related to the National Cowboy Museum Exhibition Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World.
Images found in the art of Spiro Mounds is also seen in the rock art of Missouri. In this presentation, Dr. Carol Diaz-Granados, Archaeologist and Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology, Washington University, compares the widespread symbols depicted on Spiro shell, copper, clay and stone to imagery in Missouri petrolgyphs and pictographs – including its fascinating cave art. The motifs reflect American Indian oral traditions, especially a widespread genesis story. This is a virtual event. The program is free, but registration is required. Login information will be sent prior to the event. Register by March 10.