About Us

The Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL) was instituted in 1961 to provide a variety of services for the archeological community. TARL is a nationally recognized research facility with its collections constituting the largest archeological repository in the state.  
Our mission is to collect, preserve, and curate archeological specimens and records, train students, conduct archeological research, and disseminate information about Texas' vast archeological legacy. 
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