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Jacal Analysis


Experimenting with a Jacal

CAR archaeologists recently constructed and burned a jacal for the purpose of conducting experimental archaeology.

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Access to Excellence

CAR maintains one of the largest faunal and lithic assembleges in the United States.

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San Antonio Missions

Mission Research

The Center for Archaeological Research has a long and friendly history with San Antonio Mission System.

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Jacal Analysis


Public Education and Outreach

LEGACY has wrapped up its 2013 Bioarchaeology Summer Camp Program. Stay tuned for more information on next year's camp!

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CAR News

LEGACY Announces 2014 Summer Camp!

The CAR-LEGACY program is pleased to announce our official camp topic for this year, Archaeology of Africa! Visit our camp page for more information and to download camp registration forms. Feburary 5, 2014

Archaeology Field School in Belize

Spend a summer with Drs. Brown and Yaeger at the Maya Archaeology Field School. Check out the Maya Archaeology Field School flyer for more information. January 27, 2014

LEGACY and NISD to host Science and Discovery Classes

LEGACY is partnering with NISD to offer several adult community education classes in the 2014 Spring semester! The offered classes are Archaeology Fundamentals (adults and teens), Family Archaeology Adventure (2 dates, parents & children), and Indiana Jones Unraveled (adults and teens). Check out NISD's community education website for more information. December 10, 2013

Petition Diggers Programs!

Diggers Programs inflict serious cultural and historical damage to our shared past. Join thousands of archaeologists in a petition to National Geographic to cancel these programs.November 19, 2013

What's In A Bottle?

In 2011, archaeologists at CAR made an interesting discovery while monitoring excavations at the San Antonio River. Read the report to learn more about the discovery, and what was found inside. Mar 15, 2013

Upcoming Events

May 16

Teacher Workshop Day

May 16th, 9:00 - 1:00 | Cost: $35
Four Hours of Continuing Education Credits
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April 5

Girl Scout Day - Earn a Fun Patch!

April 5th, 9:00 - 3:00
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Summer 2014

2014 Legacy Summer Camp

Camp 1: June 16th - 20th
Camp 2: July 14th - 18th
Camp 3: July 28th - Aug 1st
Camp 4: Aug 11th - 15th
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Spring 2013

Community Education Classes

May 3, 9:00 - 12:00 @ Northside LC
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