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FALL 2019 | Recovering from the Ashes

The following is an article excerpt from the Fall 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full...

FALL 2019 | The Beginnings Of Slavery

The following is an article excerpt from the Fall 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full...

Emergency Acquisition Opportunity at Fortified Hill Earthwork – UPDATED

DONATE TO FORTIFIED HILL EARTHWORK SOUTHWESTERN OHIO  |  In September, The Archaeological Conservancy joined forces with local conservation organizations in Ohio to try our hand...

IN THE NEWS | Butler Co. residents hoping to preserve land...

Published on September 13, 2019 by Alexa Helwig from WKRC News in Ohio: HAMILTON, Ohio  | A sacred piece of land is up for sale...

Explore the Wonders of the Past

El Tajin was a Totonac capital occupied between AD 500 and 1200. Photo: The Archaeological Conservancy.

From the remote jungles of Honduras to the pristine rivers of the American Southwest, our archaeological tours promise exciting adventure. Whether you like touring Maya temples or learning about North American rock art, you’ll be sure to find a Conservancy tour that fits your interest. For more than 20 years, the Conservancy has conducted tours ranging in length from four days to two weeks. Expert guides always accompany our tours, providing unique insights about the places we visit. Tour regions include the American Midwest, Southeast, and Southwest, as well as Mexico and Central and South America. Click here to see all our tours >>

Native Peoples of Florida’s Mangrove: October 12 – 18, 2019

For over a thousand years the Calusa, Tocobaga, and Seminole dominated southern Florida. They developed complex civilizations, created breathtaking artwork, and constructed monumental earthworks. Time and again, they defeated those who attempted to subjugate them. Our exciting journey will take us from the ancient mound center at Crystal River to the man-made island of Mound Key, the Calusa’s capital. Learn More.

 

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Oaxaca during the Day of the Dead: October 25 – November 4, 2019 

Join us in Oaxaca, Mexico during one of the most unusual festivals anywhere – the Day of the Dead.  On this day, people prepare home altars and decorate cemeteries to welcome the dead, who are believed to return to enjoy the food and drink they indulged in during life.  Learn More.

 

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Explore Veracruz: January 2 – 12, 2020

El Tajin was a Totonac capital occupied between AD 500 and 1200. Photo: The Archaeological Conservancy.

Join us in Villahermosa, Mexico for an exciting look at the Olmec, Totonac, Huastec, Aztec and Spanish cultures that have dominated the region for thousands of years.  Learn More.

 

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Maya of Yucatán and Calakmul: January 2 – 12, 2020

From A.D. 300 until 900, a brilliant culture flourished in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico – the Classic Maya.  Accompanying us on our tour of some of their most splendid sites will be Dr. Scott Hutson, professor of Mesoamerican Archaeology at the University of Kentucky. Learn More.

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Guatemala Highlands and Copán: March 12 – 22 , 2020

The group visiting a temple structure at Iximche

Rain forests, snow-capped volcanoes, and magnificent lakes make up the landscape of the ancient Maya in the highlands of Guatemala.  On our tour you’ll experience a complete spectrum of history – from ancient Maya ruins to modern-day Maya cities. Learn More.

 

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