Many artifacts of ancient civilizations can be found in museums throughout the Southwest and the nation. Unfortunately, many artifacts and fragile structures are being lost, damaged or destroyed by visitors who are unfamiliar with preventing damage. Worse yet, are those artifacts which are intentionally damaged, destroyed or removed.

As you approach an archaeological site, stop for a moment and reflect on how you would want a visitor to behave if visiting the home of an elderly relative. Excercise care and respect for the area.


Please read through and follow these simple guidelines when visiting an archaeological site.