M.A.S. fosters public under-standing through educational programs and publications, and promotes scientific research; careful, well-directed archaeological activity; conservation of sites, data, and artifacts; and seeks to prevent the collection of specimens for commercial purposes.
Hot off the press! Local #archaeology in the news! Dr. Calvin Mires of Bridgewater State University and friend of the MAS is conducting a field school for a #shipwreck on Cape Cod. #Massachusetts #history is everywhere. Check out the story below! #digMass ... See MoreSee Less
Proud to be a part of the #PassportToHistory kickoff tonight with Old Colony History Museum and other great southeast Mass #museums. Get your passport at the Robbins and explore the #history and #culture of #Massachusetts. ... See MoreSee Less
Great piece by Nina Versaggi, Director of the Public Archaeology Facility in Binghamton, NY, on the parallels between academic archaeology and cultural resource management. Look for the eye-popping statistics on the number of federal undertaking that were required by the National Historic Preservation Act! #archaeology #CRM ... See MoreSee Less