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ARCH1900 The Archaeology of College Hill: a class with Krysta Ryzewski (office, RI Hall 212 - office hours ), and teaching assistant: Jessica Nowlin. (Office Hours Friday 12-2)

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2010 Season - John Brown House

An introduction to the practice and process of archaeological fieldwork. Topics include the nature of field archaeology, excavation and survey methodologies, archaeological ethics, heritage management, computer technologies (such as GIS), and site and artifact analysis and conservation. Students will act as practicing archaeologists through the investigation of local historical and archaeological sites in the College Hill area (e.g. the John Brown House).

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M 3:00–5:20. (mandatory section - time TBA on first day of class).

Please note: On September 13 only, the class will meet briefly in the assigned classroom before going directly into the field (rain or shine)! Future classes will meet at the John Brown House at 52 Power St. Mandatory weekly sections will meet in Rhode Island Hall. Please come prepared on the first day of class to work outside. Space in this class is limited, and it is currently full. If you are not enrolled in the class and interested in taking it, please Do come to the first class meeting, as extra spaces may be added.

The archaeological reports based on research conducted during the 2008 and 2009 classes:
Document IconJohn Brown House Archaeological Report 2008.pdf
Document IconJBH Site Report 2009.pdf

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