• GIS Projects

    NRHP StoryMap

    Last fall, intern Alana Hansen’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department project focused on connecting the National Register of Historic Places in the San Diego region. The purpose of her project was to create a user-friendly guide to San Diego history,…

  • Events and More

    Employment Seminar

    Interested in working in the field of archaeology? Hear cultural resource management (CRM), government, and academic archaeologists discuss job-seeking at the Employment Seminar. Learn how you can make yourself visible to multiple CRM firms with a single application through the…

  • Events and More

    Annual BBQ

    Join us for an afternoon of food, amusement, and music in support of the Center.  Proceeds from the BBQ provide funding for K-12 field trips and classroom programs, adult lectures and workshops, museum exhibits, curation, and more. Enjoy BBQ fare…

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    Animal Bones and Teeth

    Zooarchaeologists seek to answer questions about the human past using animal remains from the archaeological record. These researchers explore what people ate, what environments were like, the movements of animals across landscapes, relationships between people and animals, and more. In…

  • Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Tools Do Archaeologists Use?

    Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101, which is currently featured at the Center. Introduction After digging deeper into what archaeology is last month, you…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Chinese Dinnerware

    Archaeologists recovered these Chinese condiment dishes and soup spoon from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). The site included two Chinese laundries and a drying yard. In addition to the…