(Nov. 7, 2011) -- The UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts Lecture Series will present a lecture by Robert Cobean, distinguished archaeologist with the Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia in Mexico City, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the University Center Retama Auditorium (2.02.02) on the Main Campus.
Free and open to the public, Cobean's presentation, "Two Decades of Investigations in Ancient Tollan: The Region of Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico" spans 20 years of research and will review the latest information on the Toltec, one of Mexico's most influential ancient civilizations.
Cobean has worked on several projects in the Tula region for more than 20 years and authored several monographs with Alba Guadalupe Mastache and Dan M. Healan. Additionally, Cobean has worked on a multidisciplinary project studying ancient Mesoamerican obsidian mining and trade and helped establish the archaeometry program at the University of Missouri Research Reactor with Michael Glascock and James Vogt. He also has worked on several projects studying the Olmec civilization in Veracruz, Mexico.
For more than 27 years, Cobean has served as a staff archaeologist with the Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia in Mexico City. He received his doctoral degree in anthropology from Harvard University and his bachelor's degree in anthropology from Yale University.
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