Mission

Make a DonationThe mission of the Office of the State Archaeologist is to develop, disseminate, and preserve knowledge of Iowa's human past through Midwestern and Plains archaeological research, scientific discovery, public stewardship, service, and education.

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Upcoming Events

Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
OSA Brown Bag: Beneath the City Beautiful: The Archaeology of Des Moines - Location: Office of the State Archaeologist

Wed, Apr 06, 2016 - 6:00pm
Bone Where There’s Not Supposed to Be Any - Location: Sanford Museum & Planetarium

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