2022 OU Archaeological Field School

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Location: Spiro, OK 74959, USA

Season: May 16, 2022 to July 8, 2022

Application Deadline: March 28, 2022

Deadline Type: Exact Date


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

University of Oklahoma

Project Director:
Patrick Livingood, Amanda Regnier, and Scott Hammerstedt

Project Description:

The 2022 OU Archaeological Field School will be conducted in Eastern Oklahoma at Spiro. The project will teach students how to conduct archaeological excavations and to analyze the artifacts and students will earn 8 credit hours. This work is part of an effort to learn more about life at Spiro. See project website for details.

Period(s) of Occupation: Caddo Mississippian (AD 1000-1450)

Classes: Fieldwork in Archaeology – ANTH 3930 (5 credit hours) and Archaeology Lab Practicum – ANTH 3933 (3 credit hours). Dates: May 16 to June 17 for the field portion of the class (ANTH 3930) in eastern Oklahoma and June 20 to July 8 for the lab portion of the class (ANTH 3933) in Norman. Prerequisite: Instructor permission and must be 18 years of age or older by May 15, 2022 (as a requirement of the dorms we are staying in). The Word version of this form can be downloaded using this link. Eligibility: This class is open to any undergraduate students that are 18 years or older as of May 15, 2022. In case we receive more applications than there are spots, preferences will be given to OU students and to students who will enroll in both the field and lab parts of the course.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None

Room and Board Arrangements:
Est $300

Academic Credit:
8 credit hours from University of Oklahoma

Contact Information:


521 Dale Tower




United States

Phone: (405) 397-0215

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