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.
You heard that correctly! When you do the math for the time between 1939 to 2019, it means that our treasured Massachusetts Archaeological Society is celebrating 80 years of preservation and education...
Community Alert! The MAS website has been hacked and is down for repairs. Thanks to everyone who noticed and sent us a message. We are working with a new web developer to get it up and running again soon. In the meantime, news and updates will be posted on our Facebook page. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less
It’s finally here! October and the national celebration of #Archaeology Month. Check out the online calendar of events from the #Massachusetts Historical Commission at www.sec.state.ma.us/mhc/mhcarch/arch_month/archidx.htm. Then join the MAS or one of our regional chapters for a deep dive into #history and #culture. Happy Learning! #digMass ... See MoreSee Less
Our friends at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History are celebrating Free Fun Fridays today in Brewster, MA. Check them out if you are on the Cape!Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday is here! We are open from 9:30-4:00 (last admission is at 3:30) Don't miss our Butterfly House and Walk Through Whale! ... See MoreSee Less
It’s quite something to see artifacts from your own lifetime excavated in an archaeological dig! #digMass #recenthistory #genXJust found a tape of New Edition’s self-titled 1984 second album. Found at the bottom of the 1980s fill behind 6 Hudson St. We think that we have reached the bottom of the fill, today, and hope to be digging in the original yard deposits, soon . #digBOS #digChinatown #Boston #chinatown #archaeology #science #history ... See MoreSee Less
It's not exactly #archaeology, but there are plenty of us out there who spend time studying #geology and #paleontology. This weekend chuckle is for all those geo-geeks out there...#digMass ... See MoreSee Less