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The best microscopes for archaeologists
Find the microscopes and accessories other archaeologists, paleontologists & anthropologists are already using

Get your archaeology microscope out of the Stone Age! For over two decades, Microscope.com has worked with research institutions, labs, private businesses and universities across the USA to push the boundaries of their research with value-priced, packed-with-features microscopes and accessories. 

Archaeologists across the country are spending up to 90% less on microscopy equipment by ordering from Microscope.com.

Institutions like:

  • The United States Department of Energy

  • Bureau of Land Management

  • U.S. National Park Service

… already get their microscopes and microscope accessories from Microscope.com. Do they know something you don’t? 

 They’re using these microscopes at different stages of their research:

The best microscope for archaeology students

More than 400 universities spanning every corner of the U.S. trust Microscope.com to deliver value to their programs, so students can learn and professors can push the boundaries of their research. 

After two decades, the best-rated option for archaeology students and professors is the OM124L 10x, 20x, 40x Rechargeable LED Student Stereo Microscope. This low-cost, rugged microscope stands up to hard use in the field (and hard use from inexperienced users… like your enthusiastic archaeology students).

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The best microscope for teachers and professors

The DSK-500 CMO 6.4X, 10X, 16X, 25X, 40X Dual Stereo Teaching Microscope is the best teaching microscope for your classroom of future archaeologists, paleontologists and anthropologists. It lets you work closely with your students and share the experience of investigating samples. It’s great for training, observation and more hands-on, engaging lessons. And it will help you refine your students’ skills before they hit the field. 

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The best microscope for archaeological field research

The pocket-sized Dino-Lite Edge Series AM5218MZTW handheld digital microscope is ready to accompany you wherever your fieldwork takes you. The aluminium alloy casting stands up to the elements, so sand and moisture don’t reduce its working life. Even in the hands of inexperienced students and new users, this digital microscope is built to last.


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The best microscope for archaeology desk work

The OM2300S-V7 7.5X - 45X Zoom Stereo Boom Microscope offers some of the best value in the Omano range, without compromising on quality or features.

he reason other archaeologists love it? It has a trinocular port option, so you can capture images and document findings in real time - a much smoother workflow than you use now. And it’s as versatile as your role - it packs down and travels easily in one of these microscope cases, so you can easily move it from the lab to the field and back.


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Omano microscopes are way better than the Amscope you’re familiar with - better optics, sturdier construction, better expertise poured into them. 

In every state, archaeologists, paleontologists, anthropologists and their students are pushing the boundaries of their work, and saving money on digital and compound microscopes, without losing any of the features or quality. 

Every archaeology microscope comes with:

A Limited Lifetime Warranty.

If something goes wrong 10 weeks from now or 10 years from now, we’ll fix it.

A 30-day Satisfaction Guarantee.

If you don’t love yours right away, just send it back. We’ll take it, no questions asked. 

Built-in confidence.

More than 400 colleges across the country work with Microscope.com

Opportunities for Volume Pricing on Multi-Unit Orders.
If your whole department needs updated microscopes or a new type of microscope for a unique field project, you can contact us for better pricing.

Don’t leave your budget in ruins.

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