Topic ID #38044 - posted 2/9/2017 2:02 PM

2017 Adult Field School at the Center for American Archeology


Signup for one to four weeks on the archeological field crew at the Golden Eagle site (11C120).

Open to adults 18 years or old. No experience necessary.

Join the field crew at Golden Eagle site, the only known prehistoric site with an enclosing embankment in the Illinois River Valley. In 2013 and 2014, CAA archaeologists conducted large-scale remote sensing surveys across the site, revealing intact archaeological deposits, as well as geophysical evidence of the ditch-and-embankment structure enclosing the site. Excavations of Golden Eagle began in 2014 with initial testing of the ditch-and-embankment, revealing evidence of building sequences. Excavation in 2016 tested mound 2 and the surrounding area. Check the results from our 2015 and 2016 field seasons.

Dates: July 9-August 5

Cost: $700-$2700

Limited scholarship support for women is available through our Women in Archeology Scholarship program.

College credit is not available for this program. For credit, please see our ASU Field School.

For more information and registration:


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