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You can help with the process of curating artifacts.

The estimated annual cost of curation is more than $80,000! You can help us manage this expense by contributing to our Back-A-Box project. When you contribute, your name (or the name of someone you'd like to honor) goes on the box you sponsor.



Why is curation important?

jk 2012 lab staff jamie01Permanent curation is the process of sending our prepared and packaged artifacts to the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum* to be properly stored and maintained for years to come. Curating these artifacts allows our work to be available to archaeologists, researchers, American Indian communities, and others for years to come. This curation gives long-lasting meaning to our research and discoveries.

* Formerly The Anasazi Heritage Center

Make your personal mark on the archaeological legacy.
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Sponsor part of a box or one or more boxes of artifacts. Use your name or honor a loved one, friend, or a respected individual. 
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We can create interactive 3D models of archaeological sites. We can also add the fourth dimension -time-showing the progression of occupation of a place over time. These interactive models add an exciting dimension of understanding for archaeologists and researchers, educators and indigenous communities, students and life-long learners around the globe. This technology is expensive, but it is essential if Crow Canyon is to remain a leader in archaeological research and educational opportunities. Help us build the capacity now to prepare for the explosion of digital growth that is our new reality.

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