History is not only found in museums or documentaries. History is also found beneath our feet.
In 2021, SEARCH and TRC archaeologists excavated ten archaeological sites in the Permian Basin, stretching from present-day southeastern New Mexico to Western Texas, and more than 15,000 artifacts were recovered. They wanted to share their findings with the public and give insights into the archaeological work.
In close collaboration with GROUND Media, as the lead agency, we helped create a website where users can dive into the breadth of stories and artifacts recovered from the fieldwork and the laboratory analyses. The result is an online museum that goes behind the scenes of the archaeological excavations. And pieces together fragments of the past to tell powerful stories of how people once lived.