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So You Want to do a Field School?

If you are an anthropology or archaeology major, you have probably debated whether or not you should try to participate in a field school. This past summer I was lucky enough to participate in a field school through my university. 1,042 more words


ACE’s 2017 field school at Penycloddiau Hillfort

Liverpool’s field school took place at the Penycloddiau Hillfort excavations from 16th July-11th August this year – our final year at this site. The field school provides practical skills training for our 1st year undergraduates and international students from the Institute of Field Research (IFR Global), as well as onward employability training for recent graduates and postgraduate students. 293 more words

RPA Field School Certification Deadlines

Every year, the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) publishes a list of certified field schools. These field schools meet minimum guidelines set to ensure the field school provides adequate instruction in field and lab methods under a knowledgeable instructor. 43 more words


All buttoned up: archaeology in the outback

By Guest Blogger Uschi Artym

Why are there so many buttons? And what were all the metal tags used for? (see Figure 1.) These were just two of the many questions asked by… 1,391 more words

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There and back again: a student perspective on fieldwork in the Alhambra

By Jeffrey W. Baron, MA candidate, University of Colorado Boulder

In July 2017, I had the great fortune of joining students from Newcastle University, the University of Granada, and Bournemouth University, on the Alhambra Royal Workshops Project, an excavation in Granada, Spain. 515 more words


Field School: Week 10

We put up our gear & covered our units for the last time yesterday.  This morning we had our final exam, and were officially done with our field school.  184 more words


Field School: Week 9

This week contained our Tidewater Archaeology Weekend, during which the public is invited to come screen for artifacts with us.  For a couple of days before that we had been saving up dirt so that we had ten large bins to screen from; we went through all of that & had to go dig up some more!  268 more words