The Archaeological Research Institute
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-2402

Welcome to the Archaeological Research Institute

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The Archaeological Research Institute

The Archaeological Research Institute (ARI) was established in 1995 as a unit of Arizona State University to undertake the preservation of archaeological materials and related data, to pursue research activities associated with the archaeological record, and to conduct educational programs to disseminate knowledge of the past to Arizona's citizens. ARI encourages and facilitates Native American involvement and training in curation management and museum operation.

What's New at ARI

Check out our Digital Library initiatives in the menu to the left.

Mystery of the Salado Web Exhibit

ARI hosts ArchNet the WWW Virtual Library for Archaeology.


Featured Educational Selections

Our Southwest Pottery Resource Page is perfect for 4th grade Arizona prehistory.

Archaeology at ASU is an online exhibit about some of the archaeological projects conducted on the Tempe Campus at ASU.

ARI is a participant in the Flat Stanley Project. Take a peak into the adventures of Flat Stanley and his Visit to Tempe, Arizona, ARI and the 2004 Archaeology Expo.