Archaeology and the Law

Archaeology and the Law

Indiana, like many states, maintains laws pertaining to archaeological sites and cultural objects. Plain language answers to common questions are below.

For additional information...

For additional information on the laws regarding archaeological resources in Indiana, visit the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

Any questions regarding archaeology in Indiana may be directed to:

State Archaeologist, Amy L. Johnson
Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA)
402 West Washington Street, Room W274
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739

Email Amy L. Johnson, State Archaeologist for the DHPA