Living or Dead?
October 18, 2018

Brief Description: 
Do you know if these archaeological sites built primarily for the living or the dead?

Were these archaeological sites built primarily for the living or the dead? Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

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IAD 2018 Spotlight on Auckland, NZ
October 17, 2018 | by Author Mary Kienholz, Senior Specialist: Community Heritage, Auckland Council

Michael Joseph Savage Memorial, Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealand
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Brief Description: 
Our partner, Auckland Council, just completed their 2-week Auckland Heritage Festival 2018 which included several IAD events. Mary Kienholz provides us an eyewitness account for two.

The Auckland Heritage Festival is an annual festival put on by Aucklanders, for Aucklanders. The 2018 festival theme was Ngā iwi o Tāmaki Makarau – Celebrating the heritage of our people. The theme encouraged Aucklanders to reflect on the unique heritage of the Auckland region and the people and communities that have shaped Auckland’s history and development.

Student Notebooks: Zeyu
October 17, 2018

Description: 

I’m Zeyu from Shanghai, China, and I’m in the rising senior year in my high school. I’m interested in archaeology and I lead the archaeological club at school. When I tried to figure out a place where I could spend a meaningful summer, Achill caught my eye. Seeking an opportunity to gain some practical archaeological experience, and intrigued by its geographical uniqueness, I joined this archaeological excavation team on this remote island on the west coast of Ireland with teammates from all over the world interested in archaeology.

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US or Canadian National Park?
October 17, 2018

Brief Description: 
National parks are great places to find out more about archaeology. Do you know which national historical parks (or monuments) are operated by the US and which by Canada?

National parks are great places to find out more about archaeology.  Do you know which national historical parks (or monuments) are operated by the US and which by Canada?  Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

Be sure to enter the daily drawing at the bottom of this page for a chance to win fun prizes! This week's prize is a 1-year membership to the Archaeological Institute of America.

Where in the World?
October 16, 2018

Brief Description: 
Can you name the modern country that each archaeological site is located in?

Can you name the modern country the archaeological site is located in? Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

Be sure to enter the daily drawing at the bottom of this page for a chance to win fun prizes! This week's prize is a 1-year membership to the Archaeological Institute of America.

 

Name the Maya Site
October 15, 2018

A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University
Brief Description: 
With a few clues, can you determine which Maya archaeological site we are hinting at?

With a few clues, can you determine which Maya site we are hinting at? Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

Be sure to enter the daily drawing at the bottom of this page for a chance to win fun prizes! This week's prize is a 1-year membership to the Archaeological Institute of America.

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Fun Facts about Petra
October 12, 2018

Brief Description: 
The first week of trivia wraps up with questions about the rose-red city. Test your knowledge and learn some new facts!

The first week of trivia wraps up with questions about the rose-red city. Test your knowledge and learn some new facts! Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

Be sure to enter the daily drawing at the bottom of this page for a chance to win fun prizes! This week's prize is a 1-year subscription to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine.

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Name the Archaeological Site
October 11, 2018

Brief Description: 
Can you name the sites described? Check back each weekday from now until IAD to try new puzzles. 

Can you name the sites described? Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

Be sure to enter the daily drawing at the bottom of this page for a chance to win fun prizes! This week's prize is a 1-year subscription to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine.

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Fun Facts about Machu Picchu
October 10, 2018

Brief Description: 
How much do you know about this mountaintop archaeological gem? See how many clues you can solve!

What do you know about this mountaintop archaeological gem? Check back each weekday from now until International Archaeology Day to try new puzzles. 

Be sure to enter the daily drawing at the bottom of this page for a chance to win fun prizes! This week's prize is a 1-year subscription to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine.

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Ferrycarrig 2018: Summer, Week 6
October 4, 2018

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Brief Description: 
We reached record-breaking temperatures this week, which was orientation for the new group of IFR students.

Week 6 – July 2, 2018

by Erin Kislan

This week marks the halfway point of my internship, and it was orientation week for the new group of IFR students. We reached record-breaking temperatures this week. I am glad for the beautiful weather but I only wish I had more water to drink!

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