SAA Archaeological Site Etiquette

If you hear an archaeologist talk about site etiquette, it means following guidelines that respect fragile archaeological sites and save the past for the future.

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Remember to leave artifacts where they are

Image reads: Remember to leave artifacts where they are. Archaeological sites tell the stories of past people's lives. Moving or disturbing artifacts takes away from those stories. Admire, draw, or photograph artifacts instead. Learn more by contacting your State Historic Preservation Office or the Society for American Archaeology.

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