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Present Location Of the Archaeology centre

Future Location (Humanities Building)





Founded in 1981, the Archaeology Centre is the centre of archaeological activity in Trinidad and Tobago. Administered by resident archaeologist, Dr. Basil Reid, the Centre bears the following responsibilities:

1. It trains students in the theory and practice of archaeology

2. It initiates archaeological research at U.W.I.

3. In consultation with the Archaeological Committee of Trinidad and Tobago, it updates the national inventory of all known sites in the twin island republic.

4. It undertakes the mapping, surveying and excavation of sites in Trinidad and Tobago
5. It publishes, on a timely basis, reports on archaeological activity in Trinidad and Tobago.

6. It works closely with the Archaeological Committee in the archaeological heritage management of Trinidad and Tobago.


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