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Field School Announcement
Archaeology Fieldschool at Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site, Mt. Gilead, NC
Sponsor: Department of Anthroplogy, East Carolina University
Contact Information
Dr. Tony Boudreaux
231 Flanagan Bldg., Anthropology
East Carolina University
Greenville NC 27858 US
Phone: 252-328-9462
Email: Boudreauxe@ecu.edu
URL http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/anth/Current-Course-Offerings.cfm
Description
Summer field school from May 19-June 24, 2014, to excavate portions of two previously identified buidlings at Town Creek Indian Mound Historic Site near Mt. Gilead, NC. The goal is to determine when they were built and how they were used. Housing will be provided; students must cover the cost of ECU tuition and meals that can be prepared together. Students will learn basic techniques of archaeological field methods including excavation, mapping, surveying, record keeping and artifact identification as well as more about Mississippian period culture and artifacts.
Keywords: Southeast archaeology | Missippian site | mounds
This announcement will be displayed until: 04/30/2014
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