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Field School

2018 Field School Information

Dates: July 9 to August 16

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8-5 (1 hour lunch break)

Registration and Tuition Information has been posted on the main page.

Additional Activities: Field Trips to Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, Seneca Nation Pow Wow, Allegany State Park, and Letchworth State Park (most optional)





This course covers field and basic laboratory methods in archaeology for data collection, analysis and interpretation of cultural material. Emphasis is placed on archaeological questions, scientific methods, heritage preservation and culture change. The course also provides an introduction to the basics of site management and directing research, and an introduction to geophysical methods.



The course is primarily designed for anthropology students and/or those students interested in pursuing archaeological fieldwork as either a career or life experience. Through hands-on experience, students will master the techniques and low-level theory behind scientific archaeology. The course will provide valuable laboratory and field experience including survey, excavation, recording, mapping, and basic artifact analysis.  



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