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Happy Earth Day from the staff and student interns at CAS!

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Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house at the Rising Whale site suggest trade was occurring between East Asia and the New World centuries before the voyages of Christopher Columbus.
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Researchers unearth simple cutting stones dated to 3.3 million years ago—before the genus Homo arose
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Rain in North Texas was our gain, today! Joanna Suckling joined us in the lab to help out during the afternoon. Joanna worked on the Spring Lake Data Recovery with us last summer. Here she's helping Amy sort projectile points for typing.

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Take a look at this awesome Discover video of Dr. Steve Black and the Ancient Southwest Texas Project - Texas State University, produced by the TxState Office of University Marketing! https://vimeo.com/txst/review/123978347/4e676cfe51

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Discover | Eagle Cave: Unearthing the Past.
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The first-ever archaeological excavation of the Nazi death camp Treblinka has uncovered the brick walls of a gas chamber and three previously unknown mass graves, revealing the brutality of this concentration camp.
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Students: the Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA), American University in Cairo (AUC) are offering a field school opportunity in Egypt.

http://www.pasthorizons.com/worldprojects/Details.asp?ID=27726

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Past Horizons provides a database of archaeology field schools like this one in EGYPT - time to get involved
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By Emily McCuistion Howdy, you may have seen mention of me on this blog and on our facebook page but this is my first official post for the ASWT project. I introduced myself at the beginning of the...
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CAS is an archaeological research and certified curation facility, part of Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.
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The Center for Archaeological Studies at Texas State University was founded to:

  • promote archaeological and anthropological research in the New and Old Worlds;
  • conduct archaeological investigations for federal, state, and local governments as well as private entities as required by law;
  • assist in the cultural resource management of sites associated with Texas Rivers Center at Spring Lake and other sites on Texas State's campus;
  • provide student training in the field of archaeology through direct research experience;
  • support public education through a better understanding of anthropology, including archaeology, in addition to history and the preservation of cultural resources.