Location: Missoula, Montana, United States
Over two-thirds of archaeological work takes place in the lab; hence this course is dedicated to focusing on the post-field skills students need, with an emphasis on artifact cataloging, laboratory analysis, artifact identification, storage mount building, artifact photography, museum/repository organization and standards, PastPerfect 5.0 museum software training, and ensuring artifacts can be kept connected to the sites and landscapes from which they originated.
Archaeology is a multidisciplinary field with diverse and numerous topics. This field school will expose students to lab and curation methods and at the conclusion of this class you will have acquired the ability to:
Please visit our webpage for additional information, the preliminary course syllabus, and reading list.
Period(s) of Occupation: Prehistoric and Historic
Room and Board Arrangements
No room and board is offered with this field school, please contact the project staff for assistance and further information.