Welcome to the Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Inc.

The Archaeological Society of South Carolina has been in operation since 1968. Our goal is to share information about South Carolina's archaeological heritage. We do this through our annual conference, which is held in the Spring, a Fall Field Day event, a quarterly newsletter, and via the internet with this website and our Facebook page. Interested … Continue reading Welcome to the Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Inc.

Call for Papers, South Carolina Antiquities

South Carolina Antiquities is now accepting submissions for the 2022 journal! See below for more details! Call for Papers The Archaeological Society of South Carolina invites professional and avocational archaeologists to contribute to the annual, peer-reviewed journal South Carolina Antiquities. Members may submit research articles, notes from the field, or book reviews. Contributions to the journal … Continue reading Call for Papers, South Carolina Antiquities

Official 2022 Conference Program

The following is the official conference program for the 2022 conference on February 19, 2022! Find full event details here. Schedule of Events | Abstracts*Presentations are being live streamed from the Society’s YouTube channel9:15-9:30: Welcome and Introduction by President David Gordon 9:30-9:45: Insights on Early South Carolina Prehistory Derived from Upper Lake Marion GPS Location … Continue reading Official 2022 Conference Program

Call for Papers: 2022 Annual Conference

We are currently accepting abstracts for the 48th Annual Conference on South Carolina Archaeology. The conference will be held on Saturday, February 19th, 2022 in Columbia, SC.    Each year the society holds a conference on South Carolina archaeology, focusing on the archaeological work being done within the state. In past years, the conferences has included … Continue reading Call for Papers: 2022 Annual Conference

Bringing Private Artifact Collections into the Light

Andrew Krawczyk In addition to professional archaeologists, many students conduct archaeological research in South Carolina. As part of Archaeology Month we are featuring a fraction of that research in a series of posts written by students. Our first contribution is from Andrew Krawczyk, a senior at the University of South Carolina who discusses his journey … Continue reading Bringing Private Artifact Collections into the Light

2021 Grant-in-Aid Award Winners | Learn About Their Work!

We are excited to announce that Katherine G. Parker, PhD Graduate Student at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and Emily A. Schwalbe, PhD Graduate Student at Northwestern University, have been awarded this year's Grant-in-Aid! The Grant-in-Aid program helps provide funding to Graduate Students working on projects related to South Carolina archaeology! Learn more about the program … Continue reading 2021 Grant-in-Aid Award Winners | Learn About Their Work!

Oldest Watercraft Found in South Carolina Undergoes Conservation | Warren Lasch Conservation Center

Content courtesy of Warren Lasch Conservation Center. Visit their Instagram page and website for more info! In recent months, conservators and archaeologists at the WLCC have been working with Native communities across South Carolina to conserve a 4,000-year-old dugout canoe discovered in the Cooper River. Leaders from the Wassamasaw Indian Nation, the Waccamaw Indian People, … Continue reading Oldest Watercraft Found in South Carolina Undergoes Conservation | Warren Lasch Conservation Center

On Sale Now: An Overview of Georgia Projectile Points and Selected Cutting Tools, Second Edition

Welcome to South Carolina Archaeology Month! Throughout October we'll be sharing exciting archaeological stories and updates from all over the state and Southeast. To celebrate the launch of our Archaeology Month, we are excited to share the announcement that the book "An Overview of Georgia Projectile Points and Selected Cutting Tools, Second Edition" by John … Continue reading On Sale Now: An Overview of Georgia Projectile Points and Selected Cutting Tools, Second Edition