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

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November 8, 2020 Zoom Lecture announcement

Dear Archaeology Friends,   Welcome to fall 2020!  Leaves and temperatures are continuing to fall – November is again a lovely month to warm up to great archaeological events!  Our next virtual Zoom lecture will be on Sunday, November 8 at 3:00.  Gabriel Prieto from the University of Florida will give a lecture entitled ‘The […]

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Sunday Nov 8, 2020: Dr. Gabriel Prieto – University of Florida: The Mass Sacrifice of Children and Camelids during the 13th-15th centuries in the North Coast of Peru

Sunday Nov 8, 2020 at 3pm            The Dr.Esther Grushkin Memorial Lecture Dr. Gabriel Prieto – University of Florida The Mass Sacrifice of Children and Camelids during the 13th-15th centuries in the North Coast of Peru During the 13th to the 15th Centuries AD, the Chimu civilization of the present day Peruvian North Coast […]

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Sunday, December 6, 2020: Dr. Celia Bergoffen – Fashion Institute of Technology: Excavating Schnaderbeck’s Lager Cellar, Brooklyn

Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 3pm        The Helen H. Loeffler Memorial Lecture Dr. Celia Bergoffen – Fashion Institute of Technology Excavating Schnaderbeck’s Lager Cellar, Brooklyn Four adjoining, massive stone and brick lager vaults were discovered fourteen feet below grade in the heart of Williamsburg’s former lager brewing district. Unlike other beers, lager yeast ferments […]

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