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Missouri Archaeology Month



September 2017 will be Missouri's twenty-first annual Archaeology Month. Archaeology Month is a state-wide celebration of archaeology held every September. Events include an Annual Fall Symposium and distribution of the Missouri Archaeological Society's educational poster to over 8,000 schools, institutions, and members. The 2017 theme is The Archaic Period in Missouri.

Download an Archaeology Month events listing.

To see images of some of our posters, follow this link; some copies of posters from previous years are still available. To request free copies of Archaeology Month posters, please contact the MAS office. Please note that if you are a nonmember who resides outside of the state of Missouri, you must send $3.50 to cover the cost of materials and postage.

Fall Symposium 2017

The MAS will return to our roots for the 2017 Fall Symposium. The Symposium will be October 7 in Columbia, Missouri on the University of Missouri campus.

Morning presentations at the historic, yet newly renovated Swallow Hall (home of the Department of Anthropology since 1967) will be followed by a catered box lunch and a curator-led tour of the new Museum of Anthropology in its bright new space at Mizzou North. The Museum has more artifacts on exhibit than ever before and features Missouri archaeology. You’ll especially want to see the artifacts from Arnold Research Cave, including the oldest open-toed sandal in the world and the atlatl foreshaft with its stone tool attached. The Grayson Archery Collection exhibits have expanded, and the Native American section is larger as well. Visual storage (wall of Mississippian ceramics) allows for more of the collection to be on display and you can see the variation in the pottery. See the special exhibit room and enjoy a guided tour, or wander at your own pace through the Museum of Anthropology.

More details will be in the next MAS Quarterly, registration materials will also be mailed to all members.

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