Topic ID #30859 - posted 1/28/2014 8:54 AM

2014 Archaeological Field School on Rebun Island, Japan


Application Deadline: March 14, 2014

Dates: July 24 - August 31, 2014

Project Description: Under the direction of Dr. Andrzej Weber, the Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, will be offering a 6-credit Archaeological Field School (ANTHR 396) on Rebun Island, Japan. This field school will be hosted by the Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project (BHAP), which is an international collaborative research initiative exploring hunter-gatherer lifeways in Northeast Asia. For more information, please visit

Location & Site Description: The Hamanaka 2 site is a multi-component shell midden in Funadomari Bay on Rebun Island, northern Japan. A wide array of materials have been recovered from the site including ceramic, lithic, metal, and faunal and human remains, ranging in age from the Late Jomon through Okhotsk periods (~1500BC - AD1000).


Contact Information:
Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project
13-15 HM Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2H4


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