Illinois State Archaeological Survey - Illinois Archaeology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



  • Fred Brown Historic Archaeological Dioramas
  • Dr. Timothy Pauketat discusses recent work at Emerald Mounds
  • Archaeological Resource Management within the 70,000-acre Forest Preserves of Cook County
  • Efforts Again Mounted to Make Cahokia Mounds a National Historical Park
  • Study of ancient dogs in the Americas yields insights into human, dog migration
  • slider htmlATAM/ISAS Student Mini-Grants in Archaeometry
  • 2014 Illinois State Archaeological Survey Year in Review
  • Visualization Lab Utilizes Photography Suite to Increase Access to Historical Artifacts
jquery carousel by v6.6m

ISAS on FaceBook twitter icon YouTube iconInstagram

Upcoming Events

Discovering Late Victorian East St. Louis: Urban Archaeology and the New Mississippi River Bridge Project
by Dr. Claire Dappert

Sunday May 17, 2pm, Museum of the Grand Prairie

Archaeological Glimpses of Colonial Illinois
by Robert Mazrim

Thursday May 21, 7pm, Urbana Free Library

Full ISAS Events Calendar
Prairie Research Institute Calendar

ISAS in the News

Production of Lead Shot Identified at Chief Black Hawk's Village
[April. 27, 2015]

Teaching and using anthropology in the modern world
[April. 21, 2015]

Neusius Leads Research Meeting at Illinois State Museum
[Jan. 27, 2015]

News Archive


ISAS Videos

Current Research

Current ReasearchSummaries of interesting CRM testing and data-recovery investigations undertaken.
Click here for IDOT CRM projects.

ISAS also engages in research activities, including sponsoring, directing, and conducting research into the archaeology of the state.
Click here for more research information.

Published Articles

The Kaskaskia Manuscripts: 1708–1816, A Calendar of Civil Documents in Colonial Illinois
by Lawrie Cena Dean and Margaret Kimball Brown

The Allure of the Exotic: Reexamining the Use of Local and Distant Pipestone Quarries in Ohio Hopewell Pipe Caches
by Thomas E. Emerson, Kenneth B. Farnsworth, Sarah U. Wisseman, and Randall E. Hughes



ISAS Publications

ISAS Donations

Make a Donation button Your donation helps ISAS continue its mission with research and historic preservation. To make a safe and secure online donation please use the link provided.

Job Postings

worker icon
April 16, 2015



Updated: 04/27/2015 RS

Illinois State Archaeological Survey

23 E. Stadium Drive
209 Nuclear Physics Lab
Champaign, IL 61820
phone: 217-244-4244 | fax: 217-244-7458

Terms of use. Email the Web Administrator with questions or comments.

© 2015 University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
For permissions information, contact the Illinois State Archaeological Survey.

Staff Intranet

Bottled in Illinois book ISAS Publications