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Welcome to the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory!

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TARL's Mission: 

To collect, preserve, and curate archeological specimens and records. The lab also trains students, conducts archeological research and disseminates information about Texas' vast archeological legacy.

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TARL & NAGPRA

TARL is fortunate for the relationships and visits that have been formed since NAGPRA’s inception, and is dedicated to the repatriation process of ancestral remains. We are actively reviewing past policies and procedures to better align our practices with tribal wishes and increased access for tribal partners.

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Calling all Students!

We're hiring for UT student Curatorial Technicians in our Collections department, with positions starting at $14.00/hour. Get hands on archeology experience and boost your resume!

For more information, and to apply, visit TARL's profile on Handshake

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Interested in archeology?

Apply for a volunteer or internship position at TARL! Our Spring 2024 semester application is currently closed, but please keep an eye out in May for the Summer 2024 session. 

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Texas Archeology Month

Every October, we celebrate the vast and rich history of Texas archeology. Our state is diverse not only in its climates and landscapes, but also its peoples and their cultures. Follow the link below to view our past archeological activities, and check back here Fall 2023 for updates on new events and kits!

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Looking to curate at TARL?

The TARL repository currently accepts a variety of collections and records for curation. These artifacts are stored in our state of the art facilities, for a fee. Click below for further information and instructions on how to proceed.              

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TARL Store

Check out our new TARL online store to pay invoicing, purchase merchandising, memberships, and much more!



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