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There are no fees or dues of any kind in becoming and maintaining a membership with the Ancient Historical Research Foundation (AHRF). All you need to do is simply register a user account on the AHRF website.

After you join the AHRF by registering an account on the AHRF Website you can advance in the AHRF ranks by submitting a merit request then by completing the merit (What Is A Merit?) once it has been approved.

The AHRF ranking structure is as follows:

Qualifications Benefits


Level Membership

  Become a 1 Star AHRF member by:

  • Join the AHRF team by registering a user account at the AHRF website
  • Access to 1 Star level AHRF website section, material & resources
  • Access to 1 Star level excursions
  • Access to the AHRF section of the Ancient Lost Treasures forum
  • 1 Star level discounts on AHRF sponsored events


Level Membership

  Become a 2 Star AHRF member by:

  • Submitting and sucessfully completing a total of 2 merits
  • Access to 1 & 2 Star level AHRF website section, material & resources
  • Access to 1 & 2 Star level excursions
  • Access to the AHRF section of the Ancient Lost Treasures forum
  • 2 Star level discounts on AHRF sponsored events
  • Have the option to participate in AHRF committee's
  • Can present at AHRF sponsered events


Level Membership

  Become a 3 Star AHRF member by:

  • Submitting and sucessfully completing a total of 5 merits
  • Access to 1, 2 & 3 Star level AHRF website section, material & resources
  • Access to 1, 2 & 3 Star level excursions
  • Access to the AHRF section of the Ancient Lost Treasures forum
  • 3 Star level discounts on AHRF sponsored events
  • Have the option to participate in AHRF committee's
  • Have the option to participate as a AHRF committee assistant
  • Can present at AHRF sponsered events
  • Can represent the AHRF on other excursions
  • Eligible to apply for AHRF Advisor status


Level Membership

  Become a 4 Star AHRF member by:

  • Submitting and sucessfully completing a total of 10 merits
  • Access to 1, 2, 3 & 4 Star level AHRF website section, material & resources
  • Access to 1, 2, 3 & 4 Star level excursions
  • Access to the AHRF section of the Ancient Lost Treasures forum
  • 4 Star level discounts on AHRF sponsored events
  • Have the option to participate in AHRF committee's
  • Have the option to be a AHRF committe lead
  • Can present at AHRF sponsered events
  • Can represent the AHRF at other events & excursions
  • Eligible to apply for AHRF Director status