Established 1935
ArrowheadsBottlesBig Eddy VisitationWhite River points from the Hogan siteClovis and Gainey White River drills from the Hogan siteMAS visitors to the Big Eddy siteShoe from Arnold Research CaveTurkey Tails from the Titterington CollectionscottsbluffPostersgraham cave ditch diggerLone Rock Petroglyphsslides20-25Graham CaveBig Eddy (2)Big Eddy (1)MAS visitors to Ray HouseJakie Open HouseRetallick and Haswell


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There are seven levels of membership: Student ($15), Active ($25), Household ($30), Supporting ($45), Patron ($85), Life ($850), and Institutional ($35). Click here for a membership form.

Everybody benefits when you become a member of the Missouri Archaeological Society. You benefit by having the opportunity to learn and share your knowledge with others with similar interests, and the Society is better able to fulfill its purpose of the preservation and study of historical and prehistoric peoples of Missouri.



*Student members do not receive The Missouri Archaeologist journal.

The MAS is pleased to announce the release of our newest Special Publication: Projectile Point Types in Missouri and Portions of Adjacent States by Jack H. Ray. The book is a product of more than 20 years of research in Missouri and surrounding states and features line drawings by artists Linda S. Ellis and Howard Del Thompson. This 208-page spiral-bound book will be an essential lab manual for the libraries of professional and avocational archaeologists alike. List price for the general public is $35, but it is available to members of the Missouri Archaeological Society for the reduced price of $25. To order, please use this form and enclose $6 for standard shipping charges.

Ray book cover

Bonus Publication for New or Rejoining Members

If you are a new member, or are rejoining after a three-year (or longer) absence, then you're eligible for a free publication. To read more about which publications you may choose from (The Missouri Archaeologist volume 37, 38, 42, 52, or 53, or there is one selection of four pre-chosen issues of the Quarterly), follow this link for a free book form (PDF file; be sure to mark your selection).

To join the MAS, visit How To Join.

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