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The Blackwater Draw Museum (BWDM) curates archaeological materials from various sources. Most notably are the materials recovered directly from the Blackwater Draw National Landmark. BWDM also curates materials for various federal agencies (e.g. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management), field schools, and Cultural Resource Management. 

BWDM also curates materials from private collections, most notably the Fred Miles and Calvin Smith collections.

Collections care is on-going in all aspects of the museum and repository to increase documentation and access. 

If you are interested in learning more about our archaeological materials, especially for research, check out our access to collections page and contact a staff member.


Folsom point preform. Eddy Co., NM.
Catalog: 2018.1.0331

Highlighted Archaeological Artifacts

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