Dispatches from the Field

Arkansas Archeology in the News

The Slave Dwelling Project: 17 and Counting
17 and Counting
Joseph McGill, The Slave Dwelling Project
June 13, 2016
Arkansas Archaeologists Find the Remains of de Soto’s Cross?
Arkansas Archaeologists Find the Remains of de Soto’s Cross?
Archaeological Conservancy
April 21, 2016
Connecting through time and place
Connecting through time and place
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
April 14, 2016
Cavanaugh Mound near Fort Smith
Work continues to preserve Native American mound in Fort Smith
Talk Business & Politics - The City Wire
March 17, 2016
Roads & Kingdoms "Welcome to the ArchaeOlympics"
Welcome to the Archaeolympics
Roads & Kingdoms
March 15, 2016
Ozark Bluffs Once Popular Ancient Human Habitat (KUAF)
Ozark Bluffs Once Popular Ancient Human Habitat
KUAF Public Radio
May 23, 2016
A 3-D rendering of the exterior of the Lawrence County Courthouse in Davidsonville. Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Resurrecting a Ghost Town
Research Frontiers
April 29, 2016
Archaeologists, historians, volunteers differ on 'coolist' finds
Archaeologists, historians, volunteers differ on 'coolist' finds
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
April 14, 2016
VIDEO: Artifacts uncovered at Pea Ridge add context to Civil War battle
VIDEO: Artifacts uncovered at Pea Ridge add context to Civil War battle
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
April 14, 2016
Toltec Mounds garden grows Plum Bayou crops
Toltec Mounds garden grows Plum Bayou crops
Arkansas Online
April 12, 2016
Archeologist reports on Canehill Methodist manse
Archeologist reports on Canehill Methodist manse
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
April 1, 2016

 Viewing the University's Artifact Collections

The Arkansas Archeological Survey Headquarters building has an Open Curation area where visitors can see nearly 2000 objects from the University of Arkansas Collection Facility.  The area is open during regular business hours, 8AM to 5PM Monday through Friday.   For information, call (479) 575-3556.
The University’s secure Curation area where most artifacts are held is visible through the foyer of the Survey Headquarters.  Access to the collections for research and other purposes can be arranged through Mary Suter, curator of collections.  For information about access to the secure area, call (479) 575-3456.

University of Arkansas Artifact Collections