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ANT 205 - Archaeology Field School

This course will offer students the opportunity to participate in an ongoing excavation of the Castle-Kumpf Farm, a 19th Century Euro-American farmstead located near Spencerport in Monroe County, New York. Students will broaden their understanding of anthropology, history, and science through training and practical experience in archaeology. Training and practical experience in a variety of archaeological field methods such as artifact analysis and record keeping will be provided. Students gain an understanding of basic techniques of survey, excavation, and post-excavation lab work. This will enhance concepts and practices acquired from previous coursework and be applicable to future courses, other archaeological fieldwork, or to their knowledge of local history. This is a two-week course meeting for six hours each day (with a lunch break), Monday through Friday. Two class hours, two laboratory hours.

3 Credits

Prerequisite: ANT 101 recommended

Course Offered Summer only

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Fall Semester 2015