Preserving Our Past
ARTIFACT OF THE MONTH
3rd Illinois Cavalry Shoulder Scale Fragment from Pea Ridge
Sharing Our Knowledge
Making Field Schools Safe & Welcoming to All Students
Plum Bayou Garden & Arkansas’s First Farmers
Making New Discoveries
The Arkansas Archeological Survey is following University of Arkansas System policies and procedures during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, guided by relevant federal and state guidelines and directives. Until further notice, the Coordinating Office remains closed to the public. Research stations also remain closed but are coordinating with host institution schedules including the May 15 re-opening of Parkin and Toltec Mounds State Parks. Please use email or telephone if you wish to contact our staff.
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 University 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.