Tag Archives: Dig

My First Archaeological Dig

When I was 19 years old, I ventured into the jungles of Central America to excavate a Mayan Site. It was a Classic, Late-Classic Site located at Chan Chich outside of Gallon Jug. It was when I fell in love … Continue reading

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Looking for a Dig this Summer?

Summer is the height of archaeological field season  (with few exceptions – if you want to go to Egypt, plan on a winter excavation). Students are regularly asking me how they can get on a dig and where. The reality … Continue reading

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Participate in Interactive Archaeological Digs Online

The AIA (American Institute of Archaeology) has, available through their webpage, a great educational feature – online, interactive archaeological digs. You can excavate a site in ancient Greece, Byzantine Turkey, an American Civil War Prison, and much, much more. With … Continue reading

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