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Welcome to sha.org, the official website of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Historical Archaeology is the study of the material remains of past societies that also left behind documentary and oral histories. This subfield of archaeology studies the emergence, transformation, and nature of the Modern World.

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Fri., Sep 17, 2021
September 8, 2021 Submitted by Mary L. Maniery PAR Environmental Services, Inc., President SHA Co-Publications Associate In March 2018, the SHA began a blog for the Society webpage to highlight our collaboration with various presses, including volumes published in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Press, Omaha (UNP).  The co-publication program expands our membership’s publication...

Fri., Sep 03, 2021
by Meg Gaillard Archaeologist South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Heritage Trust Program Nearly six years ago, a catastrophic flood event affected the Carolinas from October 1 – 5, 2015. During this event, a large portion of the South Carolina Department of Natural

Mon., Jun 21, 2021
written by Zahida Quadri Editor Sindh Antiquities, Directorate of Antiquities and Archaeology- Culture, Tourism, Antiquities & Archives Department Government of Sindh, Pakistan For many of you the World heritage site of Makli may be new to read about. It is a funerary complex on the