Chocolate in Chaco and Beyond

Cacao Canyon

Image by Pablo Merchán Montes

The chocolate trade spread throughout Mesoamerica and up into Chaco Canyon, spurring the development of a variety of preparations, practices and paraphernalia important to the cultures that developed there. Southwest archaeologist Patricia L. Crown shares her research, cacao elixirs and chocolate at a lecture and fundraiser titled Chocolate in Chaco and Beyond hosted by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology on Friday, Sept. 27 at 6pm. The lecture is free, but the fundraising reception where all the chocolate is costs $40. For tickets and more information about this all-ages event, see maxwellmuseum.unm.edu. (Clarke Condé)

Friday Sept 27, 2019

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

500 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
US

Cost:

$0-$40

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Mary Beth Hermans

Phone: 505 277-1400
Website: Click to Visit

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Archaeologist Patricia Crown presents evidence of chocolate/cacao consumption from Meso to North America for ritual and exchange with cacao elixirs, chocolate and wine following the lecture.

Cylinder jars found at Chaco Canyon

Archaeologist Patricia Crown presents evidence of chocolate/cacao consumption from Meso to North America for ritual and exchange. Fundraising reception with cacao elixirs, chocolate and wine follows the lecture.  Lecture is free, optional reception $40