About Us

The Archaeology Society of Staten Island was formed in 1962 at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In 1963, the Society began a series of lectures that have brought prominent scholars in the various fields of archaeology and anthropology to Staten Island. The Society affiliated with the Archaeological Institute of America in 1964 as The Staten Island Society, AIA.

The objectives of the Society are:

  • To promote study, exploration, and research in the field of archaeology
  • To conduct lectures relating to archaeology
  • To sponsor and encourage archaeological tours
  • To establish and issue publications that disseminate archaeological information

Sunday Lecture Series 2013-2014

In our next four lectures of the 2013-2014 season, come and learn about the Etruscans, ancient Peru, underwater archaeology, and Korean gold! Lectures begin at 3:00.

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May 2014: Dr. Sarah Nelson, The Gold Crowns of Silla (Korea) and the Tomb of a Queen

Crowns, gold, and tradition in the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla!

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