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    Tucson, Arizona (ICC)

    The University of Arizona, Tucson State Museum has received a national award for its care and preservation of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of Southwest Indian pottery.

    The 2008 National Preservation Award for Demonstrated Excellence and Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of Collections was presented to the museum in recognition of its decades-long dedication to care of its vast and varied collections. The award specifically cites the museum’s care of its renowned 20,000+ whole vessel collection of Southwest Indian pottery.

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