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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center



January 5, 2021

As part of the effort to slow the coronavirus spread, MVAC is doing the following until further notice: MVAC staff are telecommuting, and the building is closed to visitors. We will still be working on contract archaeology projects and will…

UWL Alumni News – A year of resilience

January 5, 2021

Wendy Holtz-Leith and Kathy Stevenson are pictured processing artifacts at MVAC as a part of the UWL Alumni News piece – A year of resilience: Memorable moments in 2020 through photography. Link to view the Alumni News piece.

2021 MVAC Supporters

January 2, 2021

Dear Friend of MVAC: With 2020 coming to a close, I hope this letter finds you safe and well. It’s a good time of year for checking in, so I thought I’d let you know what MVAC has been doing…

Earth and fire

December 7, 2020

Earth and Fire explains the process of wood-fired ceramics at UWL. Natasha Radtke, a UWL Archaeology student, is featured decorating a pot using a design inspired by Oneota pottery. Link to view the Alumni News piece.

Ancient Egypt – 3D Scans

August 24, 2020

David Anderson, UWL associate professor of archaeology & anthropology, has created 3D scans that allow people to tour and interact with ancient ruins and artifacts. Link to UWL Campus Connection piece. Link to WKBT piece.