The AAA is happy to welcome the Maya Research Program as an affiliated Archaeological Project and its President Thomas H. Guderjan and Board Member Colleen Hanratty as Members!
The Maya Research Program
(MRP) is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501c3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, MRP has sponsored archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Maya site of Blue Creek in northwestern Belize and ethnographic research in the village of Yaxunah, Mexico. In 2012 we again offer opportunities to participate in our field programs and learn about the Maya of the past and today.
The Blue Creek Archaeological Project is an annual excavation that incorporates cost-sharing volunteers and students and, as a result, provides the public with an opportunity to participate in one of the major research efforts in Maya archaeology. The Blue Creek project is open to student and non-student participants, regardless of experience. The Blue Creek field school is certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists
and participants will receive training in both excavation and laboratory techniques and receive a “crash course” on the Maya and archaeological methodology. Academic credit and scholarships are available.
American Archaeology Abroad and the Bucknell University Department of Classics present:
Mendes: City of the Ram and Fish, Microcosm of Ancient Egypt
Dr. Donald B. Redford
December 1st, 2011: 5:30 PM
Olin 268, Bucknell University
Open to the Public!
Excavation has begun at Poggio Civitate! Read Alyssa's firsthand account. Meanwhile in Thebes, Paul and the crew celebrate the 4th of July and continue the excavation near the Temple of Apollo.
June 12, 2011
Paul Brazinski has posted his Dig Blog from his first week as AMC AAA Fellow!
Prologue (June 2nd - June 12th): "Paris - The City of Lights"
May 2, 2011
(Director, John Camp)
(Directors, Vassilis Aravantinos, Kevin Daly, and Stephanie Larson)
Fellow: Alyssa Friedman
(Director, Anthony Tuck, U.Mass, Amherst)
AAA announces the affiliation of a new project in Greece!
The Greek-American archaeological survey and excavation project at the Ismenion in Thebes
Directed by Stephanie Larson, Kevin Daly, and Vassilis Aravantinos.
April 4, 2011
AAA co-sponsors its first lecture with the Bucknell University Department of Classics!
"Armageddon's Earliest Temples: New Archaeological Discoveries at from Megiddo, Israel"
Dr. Matthew J. Adams.
April 4th, 2011: 4:00 PM
Trout Auditorium, Bucknell University
Centuries before the pyramids of Egypt rose along the Nile, the inhabitants of Megiddo organized themselves into a massive city and began construction on a monumental home for their revered god. This temple would be one of the most ambitious construction projects in the Levant, and the city responsible for it would be the earliest and largest urban formation for hundreds of miles. This 5,000-year-old "Great Temple" has now been revealed through excavations on the acropolis by Tel Aviv University's Megiddo Expedition. Dr. Adams will speak about his recent excavations with the Megiddo Expedition uncovering one of the largest and earliest temples known. Find out how students from Bucknell and around the world worked to uncover one of the most exciting discoveries in the ancient world!
March 27, 2011
We are proud to announce the addition of two new projects in Egypt to American Archaeology Abroad!
March 7, 2011
American Archaeology Abroad is proud to welcome The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project
as an affiliated excavation project! The JCHP will be in the field this summer from July 9 to August 12.
October 2, 2010
This summer, American Archaeology Abroad will be participating in the excavations at Tel Megiddo, East, with the Jezreel Valley Regional Project
Learn how you can get involved as a volunteer
Learn how you can support this excavation or college student participation!