Field Methods in Archaeology

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Field Methods in Archaeology

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University of Denver

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ANTH 3790

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The purpose of this class is to introduce students to archaeological field methods through a combination of readings, lecture, discussion, and hands-on experience. Training begins with issues of archaeological ethics, legal mandates, and research designs. Students then transition to learning skills and methods both in the classroom and in the field. Methods you will learn will include the basics of site survey and mapping, testing, excavation, artifact recovery and field processing, and data recording in the field.

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