Events

2017 Annual Meeting

October 20, 2017
The 88th Annual Meeting for the Texas Archeological Society will be held in Grapevine Texas on October 20 - 22nd . The meeting will be hosted by the Tarrant County Archeological Society at the Embassy Suites Hotel which is located next to Bass Pro Shop and Uncle Bucks Brewery & Steakhouse. Grapevine is known for its' entertainment facilities and charming historical downtown district;...

2017 TAS Field School

June 10, 2017
This year, the Texas Archeological Society (TAS) invites members to attend the annual summer Field School at Mission San Lorenzo de la Cruz in beautiful Real County. The primary Field School excavation area will at the Spanish Mission in Camp Wood on Texas State Highway 55, 35 miles north of Uvalde. Barksdale and the TAS campground are only three miles north the mission. The dates for the 2017...

Technology in Archeology

April 29, 2017
Another new TAS Academy for 2017, we are very excited to offer for the first time Technology in Archeology in Fredericksburg! Participants will be introduced to exciting methods such as Structure from Motion (SfM) photogrammetry, geophysical survey methods, aerial drone recordation, and 3D scanning are also planned topics. This course will introduce these technologies in an archeological...

Ceramics Academy

February 25, 2017
An exciting academy to be held at Fort Richardson State Park in north Texas, this academy will introduce the importance of archeological ceramics in terms of technology, chronology, dating, trade, subsistence, and cultural identity. Definitions and origins of ceramics, decoration and how pottery was embellished, sherd analysis and how pottery is classified and typed, and interpretations...

Lower Pecos Canyonlands Academy

January 14, 2017
Texas State University’s Ancient Southwest Texas Project is offering an opportunity to see and hear the results of their excavations in Eagle Nest Canyon near Langtry.  The project investigated six sites within the canyon (Eagle Cave, Kelley Cave, Skiles Rockshelter, Sayles Adobe, Horse Trail Shelter and Bonfire Shelter) and three on the uplands outside the canyon and provides the most detailed...

2016 TAS Field School

June 11, 2016

Annual Meeting

October 23, 2015

2015 TAS Field School

June 13, 2015

Historical Archeology

May 2, 2015

Archeology 101

March 27, 2015

Annual Meeting

October 24, 2014

2014 TAS Field School

June 14, 2014

Geoarcheology

April 5, 2014

Lithics

March 8, 2014

Annual Meeting

October 25, 2013

2013 TAS Field School

June 15, 2013

Archeobotany

April 5, 2013

Archeology 101

March 11, 2013

Archeology 101

March 1, 2013

Annual Meeting

October 25, 2012

2012 TAS Field School

June 9, 2012