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Ancient Indian villages revealed in Utah __ "Archaeologists led reporters into a remote canyon Wednesday to reveal an almost perfectly preserved picture of ancient life: stone pit houses, granaries and a bounty of artifacts kept secret for more than a half-century."  A general overview and why looters are a danger to the sites. - illustrated - from msnbc.msn.com - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5334476/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/ancient-indian-villages-revealed-utah/#.TxSEwvkr7To 

 

Archaeological Sites of the Southwest : Utah __ Find a general overview of a number of archaeological sites in the state of Utah. Text links will take you to additional information - From Archaeological Sites of the Southwest - http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/g/h/ghb1/southwest/utah.html

 

Archaeology __ You will find a general overview of Utah archaeology and ways to get involved. - From utah.gov - http://history.utah.gov/archaeology/index.html


Archaeology, Off-Road Vehicles, and the BLM __ "Preservationists, along with eco- and heritage tourism interests, try to protect ancient sites on federal lands in southeastern Utah" Read the story. - illustrated - From Archaeological Institute of America - http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/southwest/

 

The Archaeology of Southeast Utah- Ruins, Rock Art, Museums, and Looters __ A first person account of a visit to archaeological sites. - illustrated - From Desert Explorer - http://desertexplorer.wordpress.com/2009/06/28/the-archaeology-of-southeast-utah-ruins-rock-art-museums-and-looters/

 

Archaeology of Utah __ "External links to the basic websites on Archaeology of Utah and information about books, events and excavations." - From iianthropology.org - http://www.iianthropology.org/archutah.html

 

BLM: Utah: Archaeology __ "BLM identifies and manages a wide variety of cultural resources on Utah’s public lands. The BLM conserves and protects scientific archaeological sites which chronicle the thousands of years of land use history in Utah."  Learn about their accomplishments and goals. - illustrated - From blm.gov - http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/prog/more/cultural/archaeology.html

 

BLM: Utah: Cultural Resource Permits __ Find how to get a permit to do archaeological research in Utah. - From blm.gov - http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/prog/more/cultural/archaeology/cultural_resource.html

 

BYU archaeological field school is excavating a Fremont village site __ "BYU archaeologists excavate 1,000 year old Fremont Village at the south end of Utah Lake in Utah County."  A news article. - From examiner.com - http://www.examiner.com/history-in-salt-lake-city/byu-archaeological-field-school-is-excavating-a-fremont-village-site    

 

 

 

Category:Archaeological sites in Utah __ Index of articles relating to Utah archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Utah

 

dig: Utah Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in Utah" - From digonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/utah.html

 

Fremont Irrigation: Evidence from Gooseberry Valley, Central Utah __ A detailed article - illustrated - From escholarship.org - http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8wc5w4nj#page-1

 

Friends of Cedar Mesa __ "Cedar Mesa occupies 475,000 acres of high plateau country in Utah's San Juan County."  Learn about the controversy and whether this site will be preserved. - illustrated and video - From cedarmesafriends.org - http://www.cedarmesafriends.org/ 

 

History of the Fremont Indians of Utah __ "Because the Fremont are not easily categorized and do not readily fit into archaeological classification schemes, they have been a source of confusion and debate among archaeologists since they were first identified in the late 1920s."  Read what the general consensus of their history is. - From onlineutah.com - http://www.onlineutah.com/fremontindianhistory.shtml

 

Laser Geomatics Hildale Utah Archaeology Project __ "Laser Geomatics teamed with the Flagstaff office of SWCA Environmental Consultants to scan and record the Archaeological Recovery Site In Hildale, Utah. The recovery site, soon to be a series of wastewater effluent ponds, had three separate areas where data was collected." - illustrated - From lasergeomatics.com - http://www.lasergeomatics.com/projects/HildaleProject.cfm 

 


Lesson Plan: Utah Archaeology __ "Studying the past cultures of those who made areas of Utah their home, exploring the artifacts these cultures left behind, helps students develop a sense of where they fit along the span of human existence. Students are able to gain a deeper understanding of who they are through exploring the cultures or civilizations that where here before. As students learn about archaeology and archaeologists, they come to realize the richness of Utah heritage and the importance of preserving archaeological sites for future learning and enjoyment." Goals, procedure and materials needed. - From teacherlink.ed.usu.edu - http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/MonsonUnits/JulGree/

 

Range Creek | Time Team America __ "Located in the remote Book Cliffs region of eastern Utah, Range Creek is the kind of site archaeologists dream about."  A brief overview, gallery and more. - illustrated - From pbs.org - http://www.pbs.org/opb/timeteam/sites/range_creek/ 

 

Secrets of the Range Creek Ranch | History & Archaeology ... __ "Archaeologists cheered when Waldo Wilcox's vast spread was deeded to the state of Utah, believing that it holds keys to a tribe that flourished 1,000 years ago - and then mysteriously vanished."  A news article with comments. - From smithsonianmag.com - http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/range_creek_ranch.html

 

Southern Utah Archaeology __ A couple of articles about archaeology in southern Utah including vandalism and a spectacular find. - illustrated - From dixietoday.com - http://www.dixietoday.com/archaeology.html

 

UDOT Archaeologists Transport the Public Through the Past and the Future __ "Dixie Division Environmental Specialist Eric Hansen says, “Due to the high number and nature of sensitive sites in the area, UDOT realigned a portion of the Southern Parkway five times to avoid major sites.” Hansen says archaeologists will also monitor roadway construction on the segment, ..."  Learn about the archaeological work of the Department of Transportation, goals and accomplishments. - illustrated - From stgeorgeutah.com - http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2011/08/02/udot-archaeologists-transport-the-public-through-the-past-and-the-future/

 

Utah fires its state archaeologists __ A news article. - From sltrib.com - http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/52048298-90/state-utah-station-archaeology.html.csp

 

 

Utah Information - Archeology __ "Utah's rich archaeological heritage has lured scientists and antiquarians from around the world to excavate in the deep caves of the western deserts, explore the well-preserved Anasazi ruins, and study the enigmatic and unique Fremont culture."  A detailed timeline article. - From utahtravelcenter.com - http://www.utahtravelcenter.com/stateinformation/archeology.htm   
 
Utah Preservation Plan Profile __ Learn about this program and its connection to archaeology in Utah. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/utah.htm 


Utah Statewide Archaeological Society __ Learn about this organization, its objectives and plans. You will find a good overview of archaeology in the state. - illustrated - From utaharchaeology.org - http://www.utaharchaeology.org/

 

Utah's Ancient Ones __ Read about closely guarded ruins on a cattle ranch which  may unlock the secrets of a Great Basin culture. - From archaeology.org - http://www.archaeology.org/0411/abstracts/utah.html

 

Utah’s little known Danger Cave __ "It’s a state park not often found on Utah road maps or in tourist literature. Signs of the oldest humans to inhabit Utah dating back 11,300 years ago were found here."  A news article - From sltrib.com - http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/faith/51651032-117/cave-utah-danger-caves.html.csp 


 

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