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Amanda Sutphin

Amanda Sutphin is an Urban Archaeologist and serves as the Director of Archaeology at the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, the largest municipal preservation agency in the nation. Amanda oversees the department which reviews proposed subsurface work in New York City subject to environmental review and, for some sites, Landmarks Law, and then oversees any ensuring archaeology. She created and manages the NYC Archaeological Repository: The Nan A. Rothschild Research Center which curates about 1,000,0000 artifacts to make them accessible through nyc.gov/archaeology and to scholars by appointment. She has more than two decades of professional experience protecting the city’s archaeological resources and is co-author of the award-winning book Buried Beneath the City: An Archaeological History of New York. 

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