2021 ARCHAEOLOGY MAYMESTER
Excavate Native American & 19th Century Sites in Tennessee
July 25 - August 13, 2021
ARCE 120: Field Research in Environmental Archaeology
(F7 and F11 Credits)
Or ARCE 450: Archaeology Field School (4 F11 Credits)
ARCE 120: Field Research in Environmental Archaeology (F7 & F11) This course and accompanying lab focus on a scientific understanding of the biological and geological methods and theories that are relevant to human/environmental interaction in pre-historic and historic sites of human occupation. Research areas include: 1) environmental change and human activity; 2) plant and animal domestication and exploitation; and 3) methods for dating artifacts. The class and lab are held at the Ames Plantation in Tennessee. Enrollment is limited; students must apply for acceptance through the chair of the Archaeology Program.
Dr. Kimberly Kasper