Department of Socoiology & Anthropology

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Contact & Locations

Moscow

College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physical Address:
Admin. Bldg. 112
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964
class@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences 
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154


Coeur d'Alene

University of Idaho C'DA‎
1031 N Academic Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID
83814-5497 
(208) 667-2588


College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
University of Idaho
Admin. Bldg. 112
P.O. Box 443154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964

class@uidaho.edu

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Laboratory of Anthropology

The Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology serves as the research arm of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) for investigations in archaeology, ethnohistory, linguistics and physical anthropology. The laboratory is the main clearinghouse and repository for all Northern Idaho archaeological collections and records. 

CLASS students and faculty have access to modern and well-equipped facilities for the cleaning, preservation and analysis of both historic and prehistoric artifacts. The metal artifact cleaning facilities are among the largest and best equipped in the country. The laboratory also provides space and facilities for research associates, graduate student research, teaching and comparative collections, and a regionally oriented library.

Other features of the the Laboratory of Anthropology include:
  • Archaeological Survey of Idaho
  • Asian-American Comparative Collection
  • Pacific Northwest Anthropological Archive

More on the Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology.