A. Lemke, Europe excavation

A. Lemke, Europe excavation

Ak'awillay, Peru

Ak'awillay, Peru

Rock art, Peru

Rock art, Peru

Kashmiri shawl, UMMA 17335

Kashmiri shawl, UMMA 17335

P. Duffy, Romania

P. Duffy, Romania

Great Lakes shipwreck

Great Lakes shipwreck

J.R. Lee, South Korea

J.R. Lee, South Korea

Elephant stables, Vijayanagara, India

Elephant stables, Vijayanagara, India

Michigan field school

Michigan field school

Welcome to UMMAA

The Museum of Anthropological Archaeology is an international leader in research and student training. Our research collections—which include materials from many parts of the New and Old Worlds—support undergraduate and graduate education, and a portion is displayed in the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. This website contains information about faculty research, the Museum's organization, and selected images from field work and collections.

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The UMMAA is pleased to announce the release of Excavations at San José Mogote 2: The Cognitive Archaeology, by Kent V. Flannery and Joyce Marcus. This long-awaited sequel to Excavations at San José Mogote 1: The Household Archaeology is available for a limited time at a special price. List price is $45: you pay only $30. 

Or purchase Volumes 1 and 2 as a set and save even more. List price for both is $90: you pay only $60!  

 See all our titles—listed by both series and region.

 

Learn about recent research by Curator John O'Shea and his colleagues.
Read articles at discovery.com and nytimes.com, hear the NPR On Point interview, and see below for details on his new book. 

 

Visit the Archaeology at Michigan website and the NSF-CSBR Joint Museums Project!