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The AIA directly supports the excavation of archaeological sites throughout the world and the study of ancient material cultures through a variety of grants, scholarships, and fellowships available to both students and archaeologists in the field.


The AIA strives to educate and inform the general public about archaeology and the importance of cultural heritage through general interest and academic publications, lectures, tours, and many other public events.


The AIA advocates for the preservation of cultural heritage worldwide. We take a stand against the looting of ancient sites and the illicit traffic in antiquities.

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The AIA is North America's largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to archaeology. The Institute advances awareness, education, fieldwork, preservation, publication, and research of archaeological sites and cultural heritage throughout the world. Your contribution makes a difference.