In ArchaeoMadness, 16 archaeologists enter the tournament in a single elimination bracket. Each day participants can vote for their favorite archaeologist in head-to-head competitions between two individuals. The winning archaeologist from each matchup moves on to the next round. This will be repeated in each round until the championship.
There are two ways to participate: submit a bracket before the tournament begins to be considered for the Grand Prize and/or, once the tournament starts, pick your favorite archaeologists each day and vote for them! Brackets must be submitted by October 14.
Click on the images of the archaeologists below to read brief bios and then click “Submit a bracket!” when you are ready to make your selections.
Image credits: Unless listed below, photos are in the public domain. Gertrude Caton Thompson—National Portrait Gallery, London. KC Chang—Boston University. Kathleen Kenyon—National Portrait Gallery, London. Tatianna Proskouriakoff—Char Solomon. Anna Shepard—University of Colorado Museum of Natural History. Gordon Willey—American Anthropological Association.