Archaeology Abridged

Join us for these live lectures featuring different archaeologists throughout the year. Each lecture offers a short, thirty-minute talk on a variety of archaeological topics. The talks are free, but registration is required. Most lectures will be recorded and available via the link below! On Thursday, September 16 at 1:00 pm ET Monica Smith will present "The Secrets of an Ancient Indian City." Register today!

ArchaeoDoodles Submissions Now Open!

Did you know that the AIA’s glossary of archaeological terms is one of the most popular resources on our website? Help us upgrade our list of terms and definitions with your illustrations and graphic designs. We picked 15 words and phrases for you to bring to life. Submission are due October 7, and voting will run October 8 through 14.

2022 Annual Meeting

Submissions are still being accepted for the 2022 Annual Meeting which will take place January 5-8 2022 in San Francisco, CA. We will continue to monitor the impact COVID is projected to have on our event and will adjust the format and planning for the meeting during the summer.

International Archaeology Day

IAD 2020 was a celebration unlike any other in the ten-year history of the program. The AIA’s largest outreach initiative usually features hundreds of in-person archaeological activities, but celebrating IAD in the middle of a pandemic necessitated a complete rethinking of the program. This year we turned our focus from in-person events to mostly virtual ones. We would like to thank all our collaborators who displayed incredible creativity and resourcefulness in providing IAD programs and activities.

Archaeology Magazine

ARCHAEOLOGY has been published continuously for more than 70 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 March/April issue of ARCHAEOLOGY explores how Peru’s Chachapoya people built a formidable mountaintop citadel and buried their dead in cliff-side cemeteries. Other features include the story of the rise of a Visigothic city in Spain, a look at the enigmatic "T-doors” of the American Southwest, and the forgotten history of a 2,500-year-old spice trading power in Saudi Arabia.

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 July 2021 issue brings readers articles about Minoan gold artifacts, two terracotta balls likely used for sortition at Morgantina, and fragments of Roman sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa. Open access content includes a letter from Editor-in-Chief Jane B. Carter about a new statement of purpose for the AJA, as well as a field report from the Fourth Expedition to Lachish, an archaeological note about the depiction of cupids in the Piazza Armerina in Sicily, and a necrology for the pioneer of underwater archaeology, George F. Bass.

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