Anthropologist Pleads Guilty for Stealing Artifacts

According to the Chicago Tribune, Professor Daniel S. Amick of Loyola University of Chicago plead guilty to violating the Archaeological Resources Protection Act: Professor Daniel Amick pleaded guilty (last) Friday to violating the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, admitting to removing 17 artifacts, including arrowheads, from public lands on two field trips to New Mexico, according … Continue reading Anthropologist Pleads Guilty for Stealing Artifacts

AAA Member Honored with Distinguished Explorer Award

Congratulations to Steve Lekson! LeksonĀ is the first archaeologist to receive the Distinguished Explorer Award by the Roy Chapman Andrews Society. A professor and curator of anthropology at the University of Colorado, Dr. Leckson has been discovering and digging ancient sites for nearly 40 years. Before moving to the University of Colorado, he served as President … Continue reading AAA Member Honored with Distinguished Explorer Award