ArchaeoCon 2021

Join us for ArchaeoCon, April 24, for a fun and exciting day of live archaeological presentations, hands-on workshops, and exclusive specially curated on-demand activities and interviews that showcase archaeology. ArchaeoCon will take place online for the first time in 2021—join us for an unforgettable online experience that will take you on a archaeological adventure around the world!

Build Your Own Monument

The AIA’s 2021 #BuildYourOwnMonument Contest is officially underway! This year's challenges include: the Parthenon, Angkor Wat, Pueblo Bonito, and a Pick Your Own Monument category. We invite you to try your hand at replicating some of the most iconic archaeological sites of all time.

Archaeologists You Should Know

We asked archaeologists, historians, and classicists: who are the archaeologists the public should know? These profiles share the life and work of important archaeologists, and celebrate the excitement of archaeological discovery. In honor of National Garden Month, our Archaeologist You Should Know for April is Wilhelmina Jashemski. Jashemski was a pioneer in the field of garden archaeology and a winner of the AIA’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement. Her work inspired generations of archaeologists, students of ancient culture, and the public.

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.

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 April 2021 issue brings readers articles discussing the use of a particular Greek vessel type as a lamp, a cast-lead curse effigy from Paros, and the significance of Libertas on Roman imperial coinage, as well as open access field reports on Ptolemaic Berenike and a sixth-century CE shipwreck at Marzamemi. And for everyone missing the museum experience, there's an open access review of "Making The Met, 1870–2020" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

ArchaeoCon 2021

Build Your Own Monument

Archaeologists You Should Know

Archaeology Abridged

Archaeology Magazine

American Journal of Archaeology

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