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ANTHROPOLOGY (ANT 200/IND 288)
6 weeks - up to 6 credit hours
June 6—July 14, 2022
Noble-Wieting site, north of Heyworth, IL
- methods used by Modern Archaeologists
- background research
- material analysis
Students will meet two evenings (2.5 hours each) at Parkland College, Room D151, for hands-on lab sessions about the field project and site, the precontact history of east central Illinois, the archaeological process, and basic field methods.
Students will conduct excavations at the Noble-Wieting cultural site, a 700-year-old Native American village located north of Heyworth, Illinois. Students will be performing fieldwork five days a week, 8 hours a day, during this 4-week period.
Students will meet two evenings (2.5 hours each) at Parkland College, Room D151, to wash, sort, and identify artifacts and to learn and practice artifact analytical methods.
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