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Journey to Belize: Roots, Rocks, and Repairs

This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize: performing archaeological work on Mayan ruins and learning about jaguar conservation. The remainder of this series is located in the “ 706 more words


Journey to Belize: Photos, a Bowl, and Rain

This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. The previous entries in this series can be found in the “ 689 more words


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