Museum offers opportunity to ‘Ask an Archaeologist’

A bearded man in a flannel shirt stands behind a table loaded with archaeological artifacts. He is talking to three children and an adult woman.
Photo courtesy UAF Museum of the North
Steve Lanford, volunteer archaeologist, answers questions about artifacts from the museum’s collections. Members of the public can “Ask an Archaeologist” Oct. 23-25.

The University of Alaska Museum of the North will host "Ask an Archaeologist," a multiday event where visitors can meet museum archaeologists and learn about archaeology in Alaska. The event takes place in the museum lobby from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily from Monday, Oct. 23, through Wednesday, Oct. 25.

The event gives members of the public an opportunity to see artifacts collected across the state. Visitors can also bring their own object to be identified. (No appraisals will be offered.)

For more information about the museum’s programs and events, visit the museum website or call 907-474-7505.