Resources for Volunteers

Preparing for a Dig

Archaeological fieldwork is not the romantic treasure hunt sometimes seen in the movies. On the contrary, archaeology is a blend of scientific disciplines requiring methodological attention to procedure and detail.

Archaeological Tourism Guidelines
The AIA-ATTA Guide to Best Practices for Archaeological Tourism is now available.

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