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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Anthropology


ARCHAEOLOGY - Summer 2017

SESSION I: 3 Weeks

Begins May 8 and Ends May 25

Exam Schedule: Regular Class Meeting

 ANTH 322.001 / Field School in Archaeology

Days: Monday through Friday / Time: 8:30am – 4:30 pm

Professor: Steve Smith

(3 credits)

 Fulfills the Archaeological Requirement for the Anthropology Major

OR

Fulfills the Field School Requirement for DURT

(Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Global Learning or Research) 

Course Readings: 

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Course Description:

Archaeological Field School at Ninety Six National Historic Site, near Ninety-Six, South Carolina.  Students will gain hands on experience in remote sensing techniques (Ground Penetrating Radar, Magnetometer, and metal detecting), archaeological field survey, and formal archaeological excavations. The site consists of a colonial town, three forts, a battlefield, and military camps. Students will be outdoors and performing some physical labor (walking, digging, troweling).  Accommodations provided.  For further information contact instructor, Steven D. Smith 802 576-6569.