IDAHO ARCHAEOLOGY MONTH - MAY OF EACH YEAR

Project Archaeologist - Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Idaho Archaeology Month is celebrated in May.  At that time the museum puts special artifacts on exhibit related to Idaho culture.  This includes lithic tools and Native American artifacts.  The museum curator may give a presentation on the latest news in Idaho archaeology or hold special meetings to discuss any topics of interest.

The month is highlighted by a theme relative to archaeology such as “PaleoIdaho.”  A workshop is also given in May teaching an overview of how to identify and curate artifacts.  This is usually done with the help of the Idaho Archaeological Society, Great Basin Chapter, which holds its meetings at the museum.  Students and the community may pre-register for activities of Archaeology Month and this information is in The College of Idaho newsletter prior to May. 

Everyone is also encouraged to contact the museum and curators to discuss any topics of interest or to discuss authenticity of artifacts.


See Jan Summers' 2012 Idaho Archaeology Month presentation

MAY 2012 IDAHO ARCHAEOLOGY MONTH.pdf:
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