Interactive Exhibits | Division of Archaeology

  • Buchannan Elementary School learning about Archaeology

    Louisiana Primary School children learning about Louisiana Archaeology

  • Red River Dugout Canoe

    Red River Dugout Canoe

  • Greater New Orleans Archaeology Program

    French Colonial Artifacts in New Orleans

  • Learning how to throw the Atlatl

  • Mardi Gras Shipwreck Cannon

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  Paleoindian Period
  (11,000 B.C. - 8000 B.C.)

  Archaic Period
  (8000 B.C. - 800 B.C.)
     Poverty Point

  Woodland Period
  (800 B.C. - A.D. 1200)
     Bayou Jasmine



  Mississippi Period
  (A.D. 1200 - A.D. 1700)

  Historic Period
  (A.D. 1700 - Present)
     Los Adaes

     El Nuevo Constante

     Bailey's Dam


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