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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Zoom Lecture Announcement, 3/21

Dear Archaeology Friends,   As those of us in parts of the country (and locally in the NY/NJ area) once again find ourselves snowed in, I hope our January lecture brought some opportunity to feel well and heal!  Jennifer’s lecture is now posted on our website for those of you who missed it.   As […]

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Larissa in Etruscan Dress

Sunday, March 21, 2021: Dr. Jean MacIntosh Turfa – The University of Pennsylvania Museum: Etruscan Women from Cradle to Grave: The Legacy of Larissa Bonfante

Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 3pm  Archaeological Institute of America – Larissa Bonfante Lecture Dr. Jean MacIntosh Turfa – The University of Pennsylvania Museum Etruscan Women from Cradle to Grave: The Legacy of Larissa Bonfante Ever since the Iron Age, Etruscan women have intrigued and challenged those around them. Greek and Roman authors looked askance […]

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Sunday, April 25, 2021: Dr. Brenda Baker – Arizona State University: Sifting Sand in Sudan: New Light on Life and Death in Ancient Nubia

Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 3pm Archaeological Institute of America – Danyale Z. English Lecture Dr. Brenda Baker – Arizona State University Sifting Sand in Sudan: New Light on Life and Death in Ancient Nubia The Bioarchaeology of Nubia Expedition (BONE) project area lies between the fourth and fifth cataracts of the Nile River in […]

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