Organized in 1958, membership in the Montana Archaeological Society is open to both amateur and professional archaeologists.
Thanks to all for a great MAS 2023 Conference!
Photos and videos from the MAS 2023 conference can now be found in the MAS 2023 Conference Gallery. Check out Crystal Alegria's tour of Bozeman's Sunset Hills Cemetery below. Crystal provided the tour as part of the MAS 2023 Conference in Bozeman, Montana. Check out information about the MAS 2024 Conference to be held in Helena.
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The Montana Archaeological Society (MAS) was founded in April, 1958 during the annual meeting of the Montana Academy of Sciences, held at Montana State University in Missoula. Francis L. Niven of Bozeman was elected the first president of the MAS and helped to promote the early ambitions of the group, namely the education and training of amateur archaeologists interested in working in the field. It was at the second meeting, held one year later at Carroll College in Helena, when the group...
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by Carl Davis
Six Hundred Generations is a stunning look at the archaeological evidence of Montana’s long Indigenous human history. Focusing on 12 unique archaeological sites, the book takes readers on an extraordinary journey through time, technologies, and cultures.
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