Topic ID #41965 - posted 1/15/2020 1:28 PM

High School Field School 2020 - Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, IL


Signup for one to four weeks on the archeological field crew at the German Site (11C377)

Join the CAA field crew at German Site, The German Site is a Late Woodland / Jersey Bluff Phase (ca 800-1200 CE) habitation site located in the Crawford Creek valley. Geophysical survey results indicate several possible structures and associated features. One of the house basins and nearby features were excavated during the 2019 season. Excavators recovered domestic artifacts, including chert tools, pottery, animal bone, and botanical remains. In 2020 we will continue to excavate house basins and associated features in order to better understand Late Woodland people of the Lower Illinois Valley.

Open to students ages 13-17. No experience necessary.

Dates: June 14-July 11, 2020

Cost: $850-$3300. Scholarships are available through our Women in Archeology Scholarship and the Kampsville Legacy Scholarship

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