2013 International Archaeology Day Scavenger Hunt
The Hunt is on! This year's version of the Archaeology Day Scavenger Hunt will count down to Archaeology Day with a new puzzle posted each Monday. For the final puzzle, contestants will have an extended period to enter with submissions which are now due on Monday, October 21, at 10:30am (Eastern).
Each week we will give away two free AIA memberships to participants who get all of the answers correct. For every week you submit all correct answers you will receive one entry for the grand prize raffle! This year's grand prize is a handheld GPS!
It's the final game of the 2013 Scavenger Hunt! Fill in the blanks to spell a common archaeological activity.
This game is now closed. Congratulations to our winners, Michael Ann Bevivino and Jillian Byrne-Sweeney!
Sarah Liko and Sara Orel are the winners this week. Congrats!
Identify the type of column shown in the image. See answers
Congratulations to our winners, Jeff Buechler and Catherine M. Chafe!
Images of archaeological sites are found on everything from tourism ads to beer bottle labels. Here are some famous archaeological sites on bank notes—identify the sites! See answers
Leonor Medeiros and Deland Wing are this week's winners, congratulations!
The clues will lead you to the name of a famous archaeological site. See answer
Congrats to Meg Sneeringer and Brittany Martinez, our weekly winners!
Identify the archaeological sites from aerial images. See answers
This week, our winners are Rebecca O'Sullivan and Megan Wilson!
Seriation and Relative Dating—Use your observational skills to put objects into chronological order. See answers
Congratulations to Morag Kersel and Gabriela, our winners this week!
On July 24, 1911, Hiram Bingham found Machu Picchu. All correct answers were entered into the grand prize drawing.
Archaeological Number Puzzle—do some basic arithmetic with archaeologically significant numbers. See puzzle
Congratulations to our winners Christina Long and Amy Bizzarri!
Name each famous archaeologist based on the clues provided. See answers
1. First make sure you are logged in to the website.
2. Starting on Monday, August 26, we will post a new game each week leading up to International Archaeology Day.
3. New puzzles will be posted each Monday at 10 am eastern time.
4. Puzzle solutions will be accepted until 12 pm eastern time the following Friday.
5. All registered participants will be eligible to play the game and will receive an announcement when each new puzzle becomes active online.
6. All registrants with the correct solution(s) will be entered both into a weekly drawing and into a drawing for the grand prize.
7. Enter each week to increase your chances of winning the grand prize.
8. Two weekly winners will receive free one-year memberships to the AIA (current members will receive an extra year of membership).
9. The last day of the contest is Friday, October 18.
10. The last set of weekly winners and the winner of the Grand Prize will be announced on Monday, October 21.
International Archaeology Day at the ROM gave museum visitors the chance to explore archaeology around the world
The AIA Spokane Society celebrated the 2013 International Archaeology Day over two days, with lectures and workshops
The Central Texas Society of the AIA celebrated International Archaeology Day 2013 by holding its sixth Annual Ancient Archaeology Playdate