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Due to the weather, the Museum is closed on Tuesday, January 27. All Tuesday programs and some Wednesday programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for regular updates.

The Museum will be open on Wednesday, January 28, during regular hours, from 10 am to 5:45 pm.

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Wired Magazine article features gear used on AMNH archaeological excavations (May 2011)


Wired Magazine visited St. Catherines Island, GA to talk with Ginessa Mahar, the North American Archaeology lab supervisor at the American Museum of Natural History, about the ongoing excavations on the island. The purpose of the visit was to feature the various types of equipment being used by archaeologists today. Download Article in PDF.

Additional Resources: Archaeology of St. Catherines Island, Georgia

American Museum of Natural History

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