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ARCH 498 Advanced Archaeology Field School (4)

This four- to six-week course offers advanced training in archaeological field techniques, theory and recording. Students may participate in either the Ness of Brodgar field project or another archaeological excavation. Students will work closely with senior excavation staff to coordinate, manage, and conduct an independent research project. Students will be required to keep a journal of their experience and write a substantial research paper relating their project to an important and relevant archaeological question. The Ness of Brodgar field project is run with the cooperation of Orkney College, The University of the Highlands and Islands. Students must consult with their advisor before enrolling in the Advanced Archaeology Field School.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Pike

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