Excavating Archaeology @ U-M: 1817–2017

Archaeology @ U-M Today

Researchers at the University of Michigan are involved in archaeological field projects on five continents. The topics of these projects are diverse, ranging from the early human cultures of the Paleolithic to the states and empires that emerged in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the New World. Work on many of these projects is active and ongoing.

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  1. Homol’ovi Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (HUROP), U.S.A.
  2. Undocumented Migration Project, Mexico and U.S.A.
  3. Alpena-Amberley, U.S.A.
  4. Joara, U.S.A.
  5. Calakmul, Mexico
  6. Cerro Azul, Peru
  7. Alto Pukara, Bolivia
  8. Prehistoric Human Ecology in Patagonia, Argentina, and Chile
  9. Gabii, Italy
  10. Sant’Omobono, Italy
  11. Roman Villa Project, Italy
  12. Crvena Stijena, Montenegro
  13. Pecica, Romania
  14. Olynthos, Greece
  15. Kea, Greece Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Greece
  16. Notion, Turkey
  17. Aphrodisias, Turkey
  18. Tel Kedesh, Israel
  19. Tel Brak, Syria
  20. Vani, Georgia
  21. Abydos Middle Cemetery Project, Egypt
  22. Nubian Expedition, Sudan
  23. Adaptations to Marginal Environments in the Middle Stone Age (AMEMSA), South Africa
  24. Madagascar
  25. Central Himalayas
  26. Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Landscapes of the Tungabhadra Corridor, India
  27. Vijayanagara Metropolitan Survey, India
  28. Central China