Introduction to Archaeology
Archaeology 101 (PDF)
What is archaeology? This overview of the field of archaeology provides basic information about:
Our bibliographies, available as downloadable pdfs, are intended for a general audience and include a wide variety of topics relevant to archaeology and related fields.
Need a quick definition of an archaeological term? Check here for everything from "Acropolis" to "Ziggurat."
Movie and Television Commentaries
Our reviews, written by archaeologists and other experts, illustrate when and how movies and TV shows adhere to or veer from the archaeological and historical record.
Careers in Archaeology
Texas A & M University anthropologist David L. Carlson’s FAQ on archaeology, brought to the Web by Erich Schroeder of the Illinois State Museum
AIA Cultural Heritage FAQ (Word doc)
AIA Fact Sheet (Word doc)
Ask the Experts
If you have a specific question about archaeology, you may find the answer here!
AIA President Elizabeth Bartman presents the new AIA Vision Statement.
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
The Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel has graciously extended the discounted AM room rate until December 17, 2013!