Photo Christian Kapteyn/Robert Harding DNA from humans who lived in the Andes 9,000 years ago gives clues to how South America was peopled.

Bone DNA reveals humanity’s trek into South America

Summary from Bone DNA reveals humanity’s trek into South America New findings from recently DNA recovered of five individuals from high elevation in the Peruvian Andes suggests that South America may have been settled in a...

#GivingTuesdayNow: Join Us for a Day of Global Giving and Unity

#GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity, is an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. It will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The Archaeological Conservancy’s members and supporters sustain our...

American Archaeology Winter 2018 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, Winter 2018-19, is now available! COVER: These are three of the amazing items discovered by archaeologists who excavated Key Marco in southwest Florida in 1896. These...

SPRING 2020 | Aviation Archaeology Takes Flight

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 David Malakoff “It was the most horrible thing I have...

You Can Save Archaeological Sites- Last Week of Crowdfunding!

Last week to Help us reach our goal for the POINT-6 crowdfunding campaign! Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures is an emergency acquisition project is intended to purchase and preserve significant sites in danger...
Acton Recreation Area

Previously Recorded Site Now Appears to be Missing

A series of American Indian wooden shelters located about 20 miles northwest of Billings, Montana has been discovered missing from the BLM landscape where they once stood. The structures had been nominated to the National Register...
archaeologists open new trench Grand Contraband Camp

Dig-Site Updates from Hampton Civil War Refugee Slave Camp

Last week, we shared a report on the Grand Contraband Slavery Camp excavations in Hampton, VA. Archaeologists have opened a new trench this week, hoping to add to the rich catalog of nearly 200 features...
Oil Well signs need Killdeer Mountain

Looking for Work? Try Archaeology in North Dakota!

The recent oil boom in North Dakota is driving an increase in demand for archaeologists. Archaeological survey is not necessarily a requirement for all oil projects, but they are a mandate for most federal drilling permits. The...

Learn more about Fort Parker

A recent article published by the Livingston Enterprise, explores Crow tribal history at Fort Parker, a site acquired by the Archaeological Conservancy in 2016.  Read the full article by Joseph Bullington here. From the article: Photo...

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

Published on September 13, 2019 by Alexa Helwig from WKRC News in Ohio: HAMILTON, Ohio  | A sacred piece of land is up for sale in Butler County, and the community is trying to preserve...