Topic ID #28988 - posted 5/29/2013 9:06 AM

Allegheny Valley Project - SUNY JCC Field School


SUNY Jamestown Community College is offering 3 credit hours for a four-week field school in conjunction with the Allegheny Valley Project in southwestern New York State.The field school runs Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM with an hour lunch, from July 8 to August 2, 2013.
The course will provide instruction and experience in archaeological field and laboratory methods, within a multidisciplinary scientific framework. This year, we are investigating several sub-plowzone features at the Allegheny Iroquois village site called Bockmier 1, from around AD 1250. Students will learn about geophysical survey methods (focusing on gradiometer survey), site layout, excavation techniques, soil sampling, plan and profile mapping, artifact processing, identification and analysis. 
Bockmier 1 is located in an agricultural field along the Allegheny River in the scenic Allegheny Plateau region of southwestern New York. There is a short (1/5 mile) hike from parking to the site. Wildlife is abundant, and the region is mostly forested. Summers in this region are generally mild, but can be humid or rainy.
Students are responsible for travel to and from Allegany, NY,  and room and board are not included in tuition. Assistance with arrangements for travel and accomodations is available upon request. The field school is limited to 15 students, and the registration deadline is July 8. Tuition is $510 for New York residents, $915 for non-residents.
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JM    3918    ANT 8509     3     N/A    Archaeological Field School

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