What's Happening



05/20/2015

by Anson Kritsch, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist



03/18/2015

by Cynthia Peterson, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist



02/27/2015

by John Doershuk, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist



02/19/2015

by Lara Noldner, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist

What is Bioarchaeology?

The OSA has changed its formerly titled Burials Program to the Bioarchaeology Program to more accurately portray that our mission is the protection of all ancient human remains in Iowa, regardless of whether they were once part of a formal burial.



02/06/2015

by Bill Whittaker, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist



02/05/2015

by Anson Kritsch, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist



01/21/2015
by Anson Kritsch, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
 
Now that all the artifacts recovered from Hubbard Park are clean, it’s time to start cataloging. Cataloging is a process of identifying, organizing and recording artifacts. Cataloging is done for several reasons. First, it creates a preserved record of all the things found during excavation.


01/20/2015

by Zach Altman, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa

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