OSU Summer Field School in Archaeology

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Excavated skeleton lying in excavation
May 4 - May 29, 2020
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Location
Pickaway County, OHIO, USA

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2020-05-04 09:00:00 2020-05-29 17:00:00 OSU Summer Field School in Archaeology

ANTH 5685 OSU Summer Field School in Archaeology

OHIO BIOARCHAEOLOGY (3 CH. No pre-reqs; permission of instructor)

EXCAVATE HUMAN REMAINS!!

Work with experienced archaeologists and bioarchaeologists to excavate human skeletons from an historic cemetery in central Ohio (HTCC). This burial ground was for the local community and later for victims of two cholera outbreaks.

YOU WILL be taught how to:

  • Identify grave locations, human bones
  • Excavate the skeletons
  • Inventory and pack the bones
  • Understand stratigraphy and data recording methods
  • Complete official site paperwork

Why excavate?

  • To shed new light on the lives of individuals too poor to be visible in official histories.
  • To understand a disease that killed millions during the 19th century, and is still found in the developing world.

 

TUITION & OSU FEES

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Grads and UGs.

Please refer to the OSU registrars site for current tuition and fees.  

For more information about this field school, contact angel.29@osu.edu

Pickaway County, OHIO, USA Department of Anthropology anthropology@osu.edu America/New_York public
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ANTH 5685 OSU Summer Field School in Archaeology

OHIO BIOARCHAEOLOGY (3 CH. No pre-reqs; permission of instructor)

EXCAVATE HUMAN REMAINS!!

Work with experienced archaeologists and bioarchaeologists to excavate human skeletons from an historic cemetery in central Ohio (HTCC). This burial ground was for the local community and later for victims of two cholera outbreaks.

YOU WILL be taught how to:

  • Identify grave locations, human bones
  • Excavate the skeletons
  • Inventory and pack the bones
  • Understand stratigraphy and data recording methods
  • Complete official site paperwork

Why excavate?

  • To shed new light on the lives of individuals too poor to be visible in official histories.
  • To understand a disease that killed millions during the 19th century, and is still found in the developing world.

 

TUITION & OSU FEES

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Grads and UGs.

Please refer to the OSU registrars site for current tuition and fees.  

For more information about this field school, contact angel.29@osu.edu