excavation

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Kate Sarther Gann
Communications Coordinator
(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2011
10
Aug

Student Post: Public Outreach in Archaeology

Public outreach is often an overlooked aspect of archaeology. The general public outside of the archaeological community plays an integral part in the work that we do, by giving us access to sites and helping to preserve them. It is also important for archaeologists to share their work with the pu...
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2011
08
Jun

Camp Life

We get out on the site only a little after sunrise and make it back in the late afternoon, which is often taken up with artifact washing, lecture, and the business of trying to get the New Mexico silt scrubbed off. The field house is for cooking, reading, and getting out of the rain (if we had any...
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2011
05
Jun

Underground

The first few days are always a little tough, as folks grow calluses where there were none, and stretch muscles that haven't been called on before. Sometimes, even bloggers get too worn out to get much blogging done (sorry). But now we've hit our stride. We have five active excavation units: three i...
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2011
05
Jun

Off to a Good Start

The last few days have been incredibly busy, but the field school is now underway! The students arrived late Sunday afternoon to a meal of turkey mole prepared by our wonderful hosts. They gave a brief introduction to their ranch and life here in Mule Creek, and Bill Doelle talked to the students ...
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2011
26
May

NEW CENTER BLOG - PRESENTING MULE CREEK UNDERGROUND

Follow along with Center Preservation Fellow Robert Jones and the staff and students of the Center for Desert Archaeology and University of Arizona School of Anthropology's Preservation Archaeology Field School as they conduct a fourth season of fieldwork in the Mule Creek region of western New Mexi...
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