Following the successful 2012 HARP field season, team members got right to work processing artifacts, cataloging finds, and conducting preliminary analyses. Please see the various documents below for reports, conference presentations, etc. In all cases please use the Contact form to reach me for citation information.

Order a copy of my Ph.D. dissertation!

My Ph.D. dissertation is now available via ProQuest. You can order the dissertation in a variety of formats including PDF, softcover, hardcover, and even microfilm! Proceeds from the sale go to future archaeological research in Peru.

Guara No. 17_published (Spanish)

Preliminary results from HARP fieldwork published in Guara, a magazine produced by the Archaeology Museum of the University of José Faustino Sánchez Carrión in Huacho. Authored by Matthew Piscitelli and Carmela Alarcón Ledesma.

SAA Poster_2013_Alarcon & Piscitelli

Poster presented at the 78th Annual Meeting for the Society for American Archaeology in Honolulu, Hawaii. Details preliminary results of macro-botanical analysis. Authored by Carmela Alarcón Ledesma and Matthew Piscitelli.

The Current Vol. 1 Issue 2_Fall/Winter 2013

Short feature on HARP in The Current, a newsletter of the Coastal and Island Archaeology Interest Group. Authored by Matthew Piscitelli.


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