AIA Photo Contest 2011

Click here to view the winners of the AIA’s first online archaeological fieldwork photo contest. The winners received a complimentary year of membership to the AIA and the top photo is featured in the AIA’s 2012 Calendar. All 2011 entries can be viewed below.

Preclassic Maya Mural
San Bartolo, Petén
United States
Topographic survey, new discoveries
Policastro Bussentino
Santa Marina, Salerno, Italy
The Sun Sets, the Blue Giant Slumbers
Porta Nocera, Pompeii
Pompeii, Italy
umm qais excavation 2010
umm qais(Gadara)
irbed, Jordan
Shovel toss in the Zaamin Mountains, Uzbekistan
Zaamin Mountains
Uzbekistan
Castanheiro do Vento - Portugal
Águas-Novas Bairros
Castelo de Paiva, Aveiro, Portugal
Buckets
Tel Kabri
Israel
auto-focus
Kutoyis Bison jump site
Browning, Montana, United States
no see, no hear, no say...
Tel Kabri
Israel
Team Spirit
Tel Kabri
Israel
Synchronized
Tel Kabri
Israel
Buckets, anyone?
Tel Kabri
Israel
Through the Doorway
Achill Island
Dooagh, Ireland
6:30 am
Timai
Egypt
Roman bath at Poggio del Molino
Roman Villa at Poggio del Molino
Populonia, Livorno, Italy
Digging at Dawn
Megiddo
Israel
Philistine/Sea Peoples
Megiddo
Israel
Armageddon
Megiddo
Israel
Bucket Line
Megiddo
Israel
Sun and Palm
Megiddo
Israel
Pottery, anyone?
Megiddo
Israel
Aerial Photography
Megiddo
Israel
BigHorn Canyon, Montana
BigHorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Fort Smith, Montana, United States
Synchronized pick axing
Poggio Civitate
Murlo, Siena, Italy
Tel Dor 2011 Excavation Season
Tel Dor
Kibbutz Nahsholim, Israel
After finishing pedestrian surveying in Crawford, NE, the UNL field school ended the night with some entertainment.
Hudson-Meng Bison Bone Bed Campsite
Crawford, Nebraska, United States
UNL field school analyzing artifacts on the scalds of Sand Creek in Crawford, NE.
Sand Creek
Crawford, Nebraska, United States
Pottery Pottery Everywhere!
Halymris
Murighiol, Romania
Moving large stones like the Etruscans
Poggio Civitate
Murlo, Siena, Italy
Final Edits
Eddisbury Hillfort
Delamere, United Kingdom
Iron Age Pottery!
Eddisbury Hillfort
Delamere, United Kingdom
Archaeological Planning
Eddisbury Hillfort
Delamere, United Kingdom
Moenjo Daro The Great
Moenjo Daro
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Maii Makli
Thatta
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Archaeologist, Rome (An archaeologist at a bus stop in Rome.)
Rome, Italy
Moenjo
Moenjo Daro
Karachi, Pakistan
Excavating a burial at Toucan House Courtyard, Nojol Nah
Nojol Nah
Blue Creek, Belize
Blossoming Balcony of Mosque
Jamia Mosque of Shah jahan,Thatta
Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Incredible View
Jamia Mosque of Shah jahan,Thatta
Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
1st century Roman water system, Zippori Israel
Zippori
Israel
Ric Schumacher
Maya Research Program Blue Creek, Belize
Blue Creek, Belize
Colleen Hanratty
Structure 9 Masks
Blue Creek , Belize
Sunrise over the Rosita Residential Group - Blue Creek, Belize
Sunrise over the Rosita Residential Group - Blue Creek, Belize
Blue Creek, Belgium
Remains of cleared and burned jungle exposing ancient Maya architecture
Nojol Nah
Belize
Excavating of oldest Maya pyramid, 350 BC, at Holmul,Guatemala. Francisco Estrada-Belli (center). July 2009.
Holmul
Guatemala
Stacie Riggin
Dawn at an ancient Maya city.
Ceibal
Sayaxche, Guatemala
Classical Sufetula
Sbeitla
Tunisia
A gift from our work boys.
Tell es-Sweyhat
Syria
Structure 9 in the Late Cassic: Blue Creek, Belize (Maya Research Program)
Structure 9 in the Late Classic - Blue Creek, Belize
Blue Creek, Belize
Up close with a find
Tel Michal
Herzliya Pituach, Israel
Tel Michal group photo
Tel Michal
Herzliya Pituach, Israel
Reminiscing the best experience of my life!
Tel Michal
Herzliya Pituach, Israel
Uncovering the village walls
Tel Michal
Herzliya Pituach, Israel
Archaeological excavations with bedouins
Baida, Petra
Jordan
Castelo dos Mouros - Sintra, Portugal
Castelo dos Mouros
Sintra, Portugal
Red Chultuns
Caracol Archaeological Project
Caracol, Cayo District, Belize
Rachel Egan
Caracol Archaeological Project
Caracol, Cayo District, Belize
Down in the PIt
Caracol Archaeological Site
San Ignacio, Cayo District, Belize
Heidi Savery
Bluefields Archaeology Project
Jamaica
found at a site in Leiderdorp, NL, Carolingian dock site
"The Last Bucket" - Team Tzuba - The Cave of John the Baptist
The Cave of John the Baptist - Kibbutz Tzuba
Kibbutz Tzuba, Israel
"An Early Start"
The Cave of John the Baptist - Kibbutz Tzuba
Kibbutz Tzuba, Israel
Backfill day, Mule Creek Field School 2011
Mule Creek, NM
Mule Creek, New Mexico, United States
Coastal Archaeology in Northwest Florida
St. Vincent Island
Florida, United States
Jeffrey Becker
Gabii
Valle Martella, Roma, Italy
Mudman
Ankara, Turkey
Turf Troweling, Skagafjordur, Iceland
Skagafjordur
Reynistadhir, Iceland
The Ness: Off to Work
Ness of Brodgar
Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
The Ring
Ring of Brodgar
Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
Water Break at the Athenian Agora Excavations
Athenian Agora Excavations
Athens, Greece
Taylor Lynn Haigler
Poggio del Mulino (Arhceodig)
Populonia, Italy
This is the Stone Age
Ness of Brogdar
Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom
Whistle While You Work
The Cave of John the Baptist
Tzuba, Israel
Amanda Pierce
The Cave of John the Baptist
Tzuba, Israel
Experimental Archaeology Stone Tools
Dmanisi
Patara Dmanisi, Georgia
Sagzabad Gangs
SagzAbad
Buinzahra, Qazvin, Iran
Sagzabad Gangs
SagzAbad
Buinzahra, Qazvin, Iran
Moche Copper Mask & Pottery
San Jose de Moro
Chepen, La Libertad, Peru
Afternoon Siesta in the Dirt
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
When you dig from dawn to dust, an occasional siesta is a must!
San Jose de Moro
Peru
Moche Pottery
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
An abundance of Moche Pottery
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
This never gets old!
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
world first corbit arch
moenjo daro
Karachi, Pakistan
Gabrielle Gill
Blackfriary
Trim, Meath, Ireland
Dina Tsoar
Israel
Dina Tsoar
Israel
Dina Tsoar
Israel
Dina Tsoar
Israel
Dina Tsoar
Israel
Moche Burial
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
Mochica Burial
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
The end of the season arrives too soon.
San Jose de Moro
San Jose de Moro, Peru
La tumba de la Señora de Cao, El Brujo
La Senora de Cao, El Brujo
Magdalena de Cao, Peru
Pick one.
Pete Smith Hill
Crawford, Nebraska, United States
Lunch break on the scalds.
Sand Creek
Crawford, Nebraska, United States
The "Dream Team" in Trench Beta Theta of the Athenian Agora
The Athenian Agora
Athens, Greece

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