anthropology dig in allerton, il

faculty and student at allerton dig

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ANTHROPOLOGY (ANT 220) 6 weeks - 3 credit hours

June 17—July 25, 2019
Allerton Park in Monticello, IL

  • learn the scientific method
  • build your resume
  • learn how to be a professional archaeologist!

WEEKS 1 & 2
Students will meet for 2.5 hours, two evenings a week at Parkland for hands-on lab sessions focused on learning about the Allerton project, the history of east-central Illinois, and the archaeological process.

WEEKS 3 & 4
Students will conduct field survey, shovel-testing, and excavations at historic sites within the boundaries of Allerton Park, just south of Monticello, Illinois.
Participants will be in the field five, 8 hour days per week, during this 2-week period
 (No class Thursday, July 4, 2019).

WEEKS 5 & 6
Students will meet for 2.5 hours, two evenings a week at Parkland to wash, sort, and label artifacts; learn and practice artifact analysis methods; and write up and present finding results.

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Questions? Email ERiggs@parkland.edu.