Washington, D.C. January 2-5, 2020

The next Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) (Formerly known as the American Philological Association) will take place in Washington, D.C., January 2-5, 2020.

AIA In The Field

At this time of year, many of you are venturing into the field to participate in excavations. We encourage everyone to share photos from your digs with the AIA community and the public by mentioning @archaeology_aia on Twitter and Instagram and using the hashtag #AIAintheField.

International Archaeology Day

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Archaeology magazine

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American Journal of Archaeology

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American Journal of Archaeology

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