Thank you! from the Office of Archaeological Studies
The success of the Office of Archaeological Studies over the past year could not have been realized without the assistance of many dedicated staff, employees, and volunteers.
The Office of Archaeological Studies on Flickr!
A collection of photographs from projects and education outreach events, artifacts and archaeological features, Friends of Archaeology events and staff photos spanning the breadth of the Office of Archaeological Studies' history.
Listen to Chuck Hannaford on the radio!
Listen to archaeologist and OAS' Education Outreach coordinator Chuck Hannaford in an interview on KRSN 1490 AM, Los Alamos. The interview originally aired July 17, 2013 in advance of Chuck's appearance at Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos, NM on Thursday, July 18th and his presentation on Saturday, July 20th at Santa Clara Pueblo's Puye Cliff Dwellings with archaeologists Mary Weahkee and Isaiah Coan.
The Office of Archaeological Studies in the news!
OAS Archaeologist Wolky Toll and Director Eric Blinman are featured in this article about Chaco outlier sites:
"With so much of its human past scattered in plain sight across the landscape, New Mexico offers the casual day-tripper and more serious archaeology buff an amazing range of sites to visit. As the poster child for ancient ruins here and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chaco Canyon stands with sites like the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, and the Great Wall of China for its uniqueness and its high levels of political, economic, and cultural development. For decades, the canyon’s breathtaking monumental public architecture has drawn visitors from around the world. It is, of course, a must-see—but there’s much more to Chaco Culture than the Canyon"...read more
How to Make an Arrow and How to Make a Bow
Dave Brewer, a Friends of Archaeology volunteer, contributed these elegant and detailed discussions of how to make replica Native American arrows and bows, accompanied by his drawings.
Flight of Arrows
In 2009 the Friends of Archaeology and the staff of Office of Archaeological Studies collaborated to create and hang 300 replica arrows as part of the New Mexico History Museum exhibit on the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Denise Lynch documented the process and has produced a beautiful and educational video of arrow making and the preparation of the exhibit. Flight of Arrows can be seen on Vimeo.