Topic ID #35195 - posted 3/9/2015 1:54 PM

2015 Arizona State University Field School at the CAA in Kampsville, IL


The Arizona State University Field School at the Center for American Archeology in Kampsville, IL is accepting applications for all programs. Signup for 6 weeks/9 credits in one of the following

  • Bioarchaeology and Human Osteology
  • Field Archaeology and Geophysical Testing
  • Geomatics (Geophysical Testing and GIS)

Fieldwork  will be conducted at Golden Eagle site, the only known prehistoric site with an enclosing embankment in the Illinois River Valley. In 2013 and 2014, CAA archeologists conducted large-scale remote sensing surveys across the site, revealing intact archeological deposits, as well as evidence of a ditch-and-embankment structure encompassing the site. Excavations of Golden Eagle began in 2014 with initial testing of the ditch-and-embankment, revealing evidence of building sequences. In 2015 we’ll continue to explore this enigmatic site.

Dates: June 15-July 24

Faculty: Jane E. Buikstra (bioarchaeology; human osteology), Jason L. King (field archaeology, bioarchaeology), Duncan McKinnon (geomatics)

Cost: $5,805, includes 9 credits, room & board, transportation to and from the site(s), and supplies. 

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