The Office of the State Archaeologist’s (OSA) mission is to develop, disseminate and preserve knowledge of Iowa’s human past through Midwestern and Plains archaeological research, scientific discovery, public stewardship, service and education. The OSA conducts archaeological research and public programs around the state, preserves ancient burial sites, and examines and re-inters ancient human remains. The OSA also maintains the state archaeological repository, manages data on all known archaeological sites in Iowa, and publishes technical and popular books on Iowa archaeology. Click here to visit their website.

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