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People's Choice Voting Ends Thursday, January 9 at 4 pm

Welcome to the 2020 Photo Contest and People’s Choice Award competition!

We invite all SHA members to participate, not just conference attendees! Browse each of the images and select one from each category as your favorite.

We have more than 50 amazing photo entries and 2 great videos! Scroll down to see them all!

The People’s Choice Award and all of the contest winners will be announced at the conference during the SHA Business Meeting on Friday afternoon. Be sure to attend.

Voting runs through Thursday, 4 pm January 9.

 

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Category A: Color Archaeological Site

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Sherburne House and Yard
13 Votes
Complex Stratigraphy: Two Heads are Better than One - FIRST PLACE
32 Votes
Marked by a Calabash
15 Votes
Traveling Through the Fog of the Past: Hiking to the site of the Northampton Iron Furnace, Baltimore, MD
57 Votes
Well Sampling at Ticonderoga
11 Votes
Recording a Wall at Michilimackinac - THIRD PLACE
13 Votes
Anthony Farmstead Well Bisection - SECOND PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
85 Votes
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Category B: Color Archaeological Field Work

Early Morning at the Wet Screens - SECOND PLACE
28 Votes
Field School Student Excavating a Feature
6 Votes
Immersed in the Joys of the Field Season
7 Votes
Junior Archaeologists Uncovering the Past - THIRD PLACE
8 Votes
WITHDRAWN FROM CONTEST Sunny Side Up: Documenting the Joni Shipwreck off the Albanian Coast
63 Votes
Practice Makes the Perfect Pedestal
8 Votes
A Thimble: Northampton Iron Furnace Archaeology Project, Baltimore County, MD
20 Votes
Taking a Soil Sample at Ticonderoga
3 Votes
Sifting Soil at Ticonderoga
1 Votes
Excavating a Well at Ticonderoga
4 Votes
A Plate in the Cellar at Michilimackinac
18 Votes
Archaeologists, we get the job done: Finishing up a test unit in the rain at Eckley Miner's Village, PA
17 Votes
Anthony Farmstead Recording Structure A Stone Pavers
19 Votes
Anthony Farmstead Trowling North Yard - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
58 Votes
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Category C: Color Archaeological Lab Work

The Best Puzzle: Mending in the Lab at Eckley Miners' Village, PA - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
81 Votes
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Category D: Color Artifact

Artifacts Drying in the Sun
3 Votes
Hypothesis. Battle of Honey Springs, July 17, 1863. Creek Nation, OK. Lead Shot, high velocity impact.
5 Votes
Battle of Inkerman Commemorative Belt, ca. 1855, Noble Street Privy, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, PA
5 Votes
Redware Grass-Growing Head, ca. 1890-1910, Richmond Street Privy, Port Richmond, Philadelphia, PA
22 Votes
End of Day Glass Vase, ca. 1845-1865, E. Berks/E. Hewson Street Privy, Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA
4 Votes
Think Horses
6 Votes
Scales Across Time, Pensacola, FL
58 Votes
Figural Pipe, 1850-1860, New Zealand
6 Votes
Assemblage Composite Photography from the Lincoln Avenue Site, Utica, NY - THIRD PLACE
19 Votes
Sample of Ceramics from the I.G. Gram Site, Pleasentville, NY
1 Votes
Spanish Colonial Coin Uncovered during the Engel Farm Data Recovery, Colonie, NY
2 Votes
Stone Marker Uncovered During Monitoring, Utica, NY
2 Votes
From the Wetscreen at Michilimackinac
10 Votes
Life Finds A Way: A small terrarium found during site condition assessment in the wilds of Northern Virginia - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
77 Votes
Anthony Farmstead Wilkes & Liberty Glass Cufflink Button - SECOND PLACE
62 Votes
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Category E: Black & White Artifact

Lead Seal from Michilmackinac - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
95 Votes
Another Fine Finish: Wrapping up work at Sellers Mansion, Baltimore, MD - SECOND PLACE
31 Votes
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Category F: Color Archaeological Portrait

The Joy of Discovery - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
96 Votes
Elizabeth Kerton-Schmit of Michilimackinac - SECOND PLACE
16 Votes
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Category G: Diversity

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Category H: Artist Perspective

Reconstructed Blue Transfer Print Plate, St. Augustine, FL - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
56 Votes
Sketch of Arrastra
6 Votes
Al Jassasiya Site 174, Qatar
3 Votes
Al Jassasiya Site 175, Qatar - THIRD PLACE
16 Votes
Lead Seal Drawing in the style of L. Stone from Michilimackinac
12 Votes
Salt Flats: Investigating the Central Pacific Railroad grade, Box Elder County, Utah
9 Votes
Railroad Ruins: Investigation of the Central Pacific Railroad grade, Box Elder County, Utah - SECOND PLACE
24 Votes
Gathering Data: Investigation of the Central Pacific Railroad grade, Box Elder County, Utah
14 Votes
Black Rock, Central Pacific Railroad grade, Box Elder County, Utah
8 Votes
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Category I: Video

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A box of abandoned artifacts left outside the FPAN headquarters leads office staff on an investigation to solve the mystery of how it got there. Was it a looter with a guilty conscience, or an inside job? Find out who did it in this spoof video of the hit comedy show “The Office.” - FIRST PLACE, PEOPLE'S CHOICE
73 Votes
The video “The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project,” portrays the experiences of staff and students at Western Michigan University’s archaeological field school. This was shot by a videographer from Western Michigan University to promote the field school to the rest of the college, by means of its impact upon both staff and students. The video begins with the Project’s Principal Investigator discussing the pedagogic value of the field school, through its emphasis of conducting a professional approach, as a way to prepare students for a future in archaeology. The video transitions to staff and students, who reflect upon their experiences excavating, and the positive value that the field school has provided them over the course of the summer. During which, the video displays both field students and adult summer campers excavating in their units. SECOND PLACE
41 Votes
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