AIA’s International Archaeology Day
ArchaeoDoodles Contest

Did you know that the AIA’s glossary of archaeological terms is one of the most popular resources on our website?  Help us upgrade our list of terms and definitions with your illustrations and graphic designs.  We picked 15 words or phrases for you to bring to life:

Amphora
Biface tools
Canopic vase or jar
Coprolite
Cuneiform

Dendrochronology
Excavation
Hieroglyphs
Ionic column
Lintel

Stela
Stratigraphy
Tumulus
Underwater archaeology
Ziggurat

Contest logistics:

Enter your illustrations by noon (Eastern) on Thursday, October 15.  You can submit multiple entries, but only one entry per word.  Images must be your original work. Please submit your artwork as a high-quality jpeg.  The winners selected by a popular vote on October 16th will be announced on International Archaeology Day and will receive AIA prize packs.

Categories And Submissions

Schedule

The AIA will accept entries until noon Eastern on Thursday, October 15.  Voting will be open for 24 hours on October 16 (Eastern Time).  Youth and Adult winners will be announced on International Archaeology Day (October 17)!