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This forum servers as an archive and website for the excavations at the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island. These excavations are part of Archaeology 1900, hosted by the Artemis A.W. and Martha Sharp Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and the Anthropology Department of Brown University. The field directors are Katherine Marino and Michelle Charest
Excerpt from Weekly Class Journal:
Week 9: 11/12/07
First day in the lab! Working in the lab was very different from digging in the field: we didn't get dirty, we were warmer, and we had light the whole time! We worked pretty efficiently today, washing all of the artifacts we had found over the last eight weeks. I enjoyed seeing some of the artifacts that I had not uncovered and also being reminded of the ones I had found but about which I had already forgotten. Lab work also gave me time to think about my project -- faunal remains. Hmmm...maybe I'll have something to post about that this week
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