Trespassers ignite a wildfire at Smith Family Archaeological Preserve

UTAH | On the evening of June 28, 2020 a fire started on Utah State land north of the preserve and traveled northward toward Saratoga Springs. The preserve was not in danger until two...
The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2017, is now available! COVER: This four-hole ocarina depicts an unknown animal. It was found in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and is now in the collections of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University. Credit: (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. PM# 17-3-20/C8064.

American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2017 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2017, is now available! COVER: This four-hole ocarina depicts an unknown animal. It was found in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and is now in the collections of...

PRESS RELEASE | The Archaeological Conservancy Celebrates 40 Years

Cover Photo: Conservancy staff at their Santa Fe headquarters in 1993. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2020 Albuquerque, New Mexico | The Archaeological Conservancy is pleased to announce 2020 is the 40th anniversary of their founding....
A sign for the Timbuctoo site, pictured Sept. 9, 2010, can be found at the intersection of Church and Rancocas roads. (Sarah J. Glover / Pillidelphia News Photographer)

Artifacts of former slaves’ village tell historic tale

Summary of  Artifacts at site of former slaves' village tell historic tale Over 15,400 artifacts are being curated, analyzed and cataloged from a Temple University excavations at the site of Timbuctoo, a now buried village...

Saving Sites: Thank You to POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Donors & Supporters

Thank you so much to all our amazing and generous donors for their support of the POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Fund.  Thank you for putting your dollars where it counts and sharing your commitment to...

Heart of the World: Colorado’s National Parks – Premiers This Weekend

  Starting on May 5, 2016 and continuing through May 19th on PBS in New Mexico is a brand new documentary series exploring the wonders of the National Parks. “Heart of the World: Colorado’s National...

SPRING 2020 | The Enduring Mystery Of Chichén Itzá

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Michael Bawaya Nelda Marengo Camacho lay on her stomach on...
MTSU Archaeology Field School June 2014

Research Program in Tennessee Set To Record County Sites

MTSU professor, Tanya Peres, has recently launched the Rutherford County Archaeology Research Program in the hopes of exploring and recording all the prehistoric cultural resources in the county. In 1776, explorer James Adair met with...
Hopewell woodhenge Chillicothe Ohio

Possible “Woodhenge” Discovered at Hopewell Excavation

National Park Service archaeologists believe they have found evidence of a "woodhenge" - a circular enclosure of wooden posts - at a Hopewell earthworks site near Chillicothe, Ohio. To be certain, the researchers will continue...
American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2016, featuring The Battle to Protect Bears. The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, SUMMER 2016, is now available. COVER: This is one of the numerous Ancestral Pueblo cliff dwellings found in the Bears Ears region. Many of these archaeological sites are unprotected. Credit: Alan Vandendriessche

American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2016 Is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2016, is now available. COVER: This is one of the numerous Ancestral Pueblo cliff dwellings found in the Bears Ears region. Many of these archaeological...