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Archaeology Field School

Application Material for the 2014 Field School
(Due by March 1)


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Watch videos from the field school:

2011 (time lapse of excavations)
2010
2009

Summer 2010 Field School
Interim Report

Summer 2009 Field School

Power Point / Interim Report

Summer 2008 Field School

CAHOKIA MOUNDS, EAST PALISADE
SIUE FIELD SCHOOL
SUMMER 2008

Summer 2006 Field School

Power Point / Site Report

Summer 2002 Field School

Power Point / Site Report

Image Gallery from 2010 Field School
(click thumbnails for larger image)

Shell bead found during surface collection.

Beginning excavations in the plow zone.

Classic through-the-screen shot.

One digging, five screening.

Learning to map with a total station.

Excavations getting a little deeper.

The corn eventually grew over two meters tall.

Carefully cleaning a floor.

Visitors from the Early Childhood Center.

Bailing units after a heavy rain.

Visitors: Anthropology Chair Julie Holt and Dean Al Romero.

More bailing.

The crew.

Taking a deep core to look at stratigraphy.

The Mississippian pit excavated.

A Woodland pit. Small excavators are useful.


A stone hoe from the Mississippian house.

The crew visits Cahokia.

More mapping - lots of mapping.

Taking a much-deserved break.

Storm clouds in the American Bottom.

Excavating a Mississippian pit.

A burnt post at the corner of a Mississippian house.