Center for Archaeological Research
UM students to discuss artifacts found at Faulkner’s home at Nov. 10 event NOVEMBER 7, 2018 BY JULES COOK University of Mississippi archaeology students will get a chance to share their field work with the community when they host a Public Archaeology Day on Saturday (Nov. 10) at Rowan Oak. Free and open to all ages, […]
Work begins this fall using advanced remote sensing technologies MAY 26, 2018 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM The University of Mississippi’s Center for Archaeological Research is using remote sensing technology to find unmarked graves of Union soldiers in a Columbus cemetery where some of the country’s first Memorial Day traditions began in the 1860s. UM researchers and […]
Six pots from campus collection are part of the Historic New Orleans Collection’s exhibit APRIL 22, 2018 BY STAFF REPORT The University of Mississippi’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology has loaned six ceramic vessels from its collection to The Historic New Orleans Collection for an exhibit about this region of the country. This is the first […]
After more than 10 years of archaeological fieldwork, geophysics specialist Bryan Haley is used to the unusual. While on the job, he has had a run-in with armed looters, dined on roasted rodents in Belize and escaped from a cave as water rose during a thunderstorm. But recently, the Kentucky native encountered a new situation: working in front of a camera on PBS' "Time Team America."