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April 2016 - SAA Annual Meeting - Orlando Florida. 

ORA COO R. Doyle Bowman presents research at the Technological Advances in Archaeology Session. You can watch the presentation, and other videos documenting our recent research on our YouTube page.


February 2016

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September - October 2015

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ORA presents The Archaeology Workshop: Passport to the Past, will be hosted by Open Range Archaeology, LLC. (ORA)  and in support of Project Archaeology for the State of Oklahoma inaugural celebration of Oklahoma Archaeology Month!



Saturday, October 10, 2015 | MOORE, OKLAHOMA




Rear Lawn of Building            Moore Old School

201 N. Broadway Street         201 N. Broadway Street, Suite 109

Moore, OK 73160                     Moore, OK 73160

















July 2015

ORA is happy to announce that yet another member of our team has successfully defended her thesis, now it's official: Sonya D. Beach MA RPA! Congratulations 

to Sonya! We are all very proud of her hard work and expect great things to come!


May 2015

ORA is happy to announce that our CFO & Principal Investigator, Tom Gruber has successfully defended his dissertation and is now officially Dr. Thomas E. Gruber, PhD MA RPA! Tom has put in years of hard work on this research addressing some of the most pressing questions in Southwest American Prehistory. We are also happy to announce that another member of our staff, archaeologist Tommy Thompson, has successfully defended his thesis and has earned the title Thomas J. Thompson MA RPA. Tommy has been hard at work studying lithic material sources on the Southern Plains. Congratulations to Dr. Tom and Tommy, keep up the good work!


October 2014

ORA presents research for "Drones in Archaeology" - Norman Transcript



Other Archived Stories:

ORA Staff to Present Research at the Society for American Archaeology



This research examines the identification and transformation of social boundaries in the Mimbres Region using painted Classic Mimbres ceramics. Specifically, this work is about social boundaries and how people organize themselves during the production of material culture. 


ORA Works to Unearth Oklahoma's History - Daily Oklahoman


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