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Are you interested in ships and seafaring, history, early man, and archaeology? Covering nearly 3/4 of the Earth’s surface, water is the source of all life on our planet. Beneath the surface of our oceans, lakes, rivers, and wetlands lies a physical record of humankind preserved in prehistoric and historic shorelines, shipwrecks, inundated cities, harbors, and other traces of our past.

Dive into our web site and discover for yourself the many facets of underwater archaeology and the people and projects worldwide that are involved in this fascinating field.

Notes from the Field: Mexico

Roberto Junco is an an Institutional Associate member of the ACUA representing the Subdirección de Arqueología Subacuática (Underwater Archaeology Office) of INAH (National Institute of Anthropology and History). His notes from the field in Mexico make for exciting reading about their newest projects. Read Roberto’s blog and check out their work!

Winter 2017 ACUA Student Newsletter

The Winter 2017 ACUA Student newsletter is out! Arlice Marionneaux and Keilani Hernandez, our Graduate Student Associate members, have produced another interesting and informative newsletter to get you ready for the SHA Conference in New Orleans. Check it out! Winter 2017 ACUAStudentNewsletterV5I4

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