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Posts Tagged ‘Office of Archaeological Research’

UA’s OAR, Historical Commission to Host Archaeology Days at Old Cahawba

The Alabama Historical Commission and The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research invite the public to participate in three days of investigation, presentations and discovery of the mysterious town of Old Cahawba during Old Cahawba Public Archaeology Days.

UA’s Museum Expedition to Investigate Gulf State Park

The University of Alabama’s 38th annual Museum Expedition is heading to the Gulf Coast this summer in an effort to help archaeologists investigate the prehistoric occupation of the Gulf State Park area.

UA Researchers Reanalyzing Tennessee Valley Artifacts in New Project

In a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Valley Authority, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has begun a rehabilitation project on collections that were gathered 80 years ago with artifacts that span a 13,000-year time period.

UA Archaeologists Discover Piece of Plantation Life

The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research and the UA Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Expedition 36 campers recovered multiple artifacts from early plantation life during a recent dig in Perry County.

UA, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Partnership Hopes to Shed Light on Past

The University of Alabama and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Cultural Preservation Office are teaming up in an effort to find evidence that links prehistoric Muscogee people within different geographic regions.

UA Archaeologists Discovering Rare Glimpse into Prehistoric Times

University of Alabama archaeologists are discovering artifacts that will help them piece together the lives of people who lived thousands of years ago.

UA Archaeologists Unearth Tuscaloosa’s Early History

University of Alabama archaeologists are getting a glimpse of what life in Tuscaloosa might have been like more than 180 years ago. From bottles and porcelain pieces to soil and flotation samples taken from privies, or outhouses, the analysts are discovering many “stories” of Tuscaloosa’s past.

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