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Hands-On Archaeology: Progress Report on House Construction
Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (August 6, 2018)—Over the course of the field school, pairs of students spent three days undertaking hands-on archaeology activities with me. We’d work on the house for about a day and a half, and then spend the rest of...
Raising the Roof
Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (August 7, 2015)—The process began before the students arrived. After obtaining a Forest Service permit, I cut a couple of loads of juniper poles for the roof. I cut the poles when they were green, so they were heavy! I had...
Slow and Steady, the Ancient Way
Riley Duke, Preservation Archaeology Field School Student Hello, Archaeology Southwest blog readers! So far, my time at the Preservation Archaeology Field School has been nothing less than fantastic. I have spent the majority of my time either in the field excavating or with staff members working ...
Raise the Roof! (Preservation Archaeology-style)
By Bill Doelle, President & CEO Finally, it is happening. The hard-luck adobe camp that was part of a “human fence along the border” right after World War I is getting some of the preservation treatments it has needed for two decades. A grant from the Environmental Protection Agenc...