2024 Annual Meeting Submission Deadline

The second round of deadlines for the 2024 Annual Meeting submissions will be Monday August 7th and 21st (with $25 fee).
Lightning Session and Roundtable Submissions: Wednesday, November 1

Catch Up on Virtual Lectures

The 127th season of the National Lecture Program was an enormous success!
If you missed any of this season's lectures, don't worry, you can watch all the recordings right now on ArchaeologyTV.

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Watch our videos and make new discoveries for yourself!

The Earthquake In Turkey And Syria

The Archaeological Institute of America stands in solidarity with the people of southeastern Turkey and northern Syria who were impacted by the devastating earthquake on February 6, 2023, and its multiple aftershocks. Members of the archaeological community in North America share the unimaginable pain and suffering of the communities in the region and we send compassion, strength, and support to those families who have lost their loved ones, their homes, their cities, and their places of livelihood and belonging. Click the button to read the full statement.

2023 Calendar Now Only $10!

A Year of Archaeology 2023
AIA 2023 Calendars are now discounted to $10 plus shipping and handling! All the photos used in the calendar come from submissions to the AIA’s Photo Contest. Proceeds from the sale of the calendar support the AIA’s Site Preservation Program. Buy yours today and explore the world of archaeology while supporting the protection of archaeological sites for years to come!

Museum and Book Recommendations

Looking to visit a museum?
The AJA website keeps a list of current and upcoming museum exhibitions happening around the world. Check it out before planning your next museum visit. They also offer museum and book reviews that you can read and explore.

2024 Annual Meeting

Catch Up on Virtual Lectures


Earthquake Statement

2023 Calendar Only $10

AJA Museum and Book Reviews

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Archaeology Magazine

ARCHAEOLOGY has been published continuously for 75 years by the Archaeological Institute of America, which is dedicated to supporting archaeological inquiry and to fostering the pursuit of knowledge about human heritage. The May/June 2023 issue of ARCHAEOLOGY features archaeologists’ exploration of a submerged ancient Roman resort town. Other stories include the discovery of a lost temple of Poseidon, unearthing a Maya monkey burial, and deciphering the oldest recorded runes.

American Journal of Archaeology

The AJA, one of the world’s most respected journals devoted to Mediterranean archaeology, has set the standard for archaeological scholarship since 1885. The April 2023 issue contains articles examining Linear B tablets from Pylos, the Midas Monument in Turkey, alabaster figurines from Babylonia, a fragment of a colossal cult statue from Kleonai, and light in a Roman house. Open-access content includes a study of AJA author demographics, a review of Greek and Roman galleries at the MFA Boston, and a necrology of R. Ross Holloway.

AIA 2023 Calendar

Explore the world of archaeology with the Archaeological Institute of America’s “A Year of Archaeology” calendar. Each month of the 2023 calendar features an archaeological photo from the AIA’s Photo Contest. All proceeds benefit the AIA’s Site Preservation Program.

interactive Digs

Follow an excavation project as it happens. Interactive Digs are an opportunity to see an excavation unfold in real time. Archaeologists post regular updates from the field, answer questions, and describe life on a dig.

AIA tours

Travel with an engaging and informative AIA Tours lecturer, plus trip managers and local guides. Each well-paced itinerary offers ample time at each site. By traveling on an AIA Tour you directly support the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) while personally gaining the benefit of the AIA’s network of scholars and worldwide contacts.

field projects

Interested in participating in an archaeological project? The AIA has resources for people looking to get into the field through the Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin (AFOB).