is a scholarly collective that maintains open, federated social media services for archaeologists. We use free and open source software to promote a ‘do it yourself’ approach to scholarly communication and lessen our field’s dependence on centralised, proprietary platforms.

What is federated social media?

What do you offer?

Our flagship service is a Mastodon server at We also offer a range of other services.

Who’s paying for this? does not receive any institutional or grant funding. We are entirely supported by donations from members through our Open Collective.