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Advanced Field School 5180

Department of Anthropology



Paleoindian Archaeology at the Edge of the Rockies

Advanced Archaeological Field Studies– ANTH 5180

 DATES: June 21 – July 29, 2019


WHO: Graduate and undergraduate students

WHERE: Hell Gap Field Station Southeastern Wyoming Hartville Uplift

GOALS: Excavate at the world famous Hell Gap Paleoindian site in Hell Gap and Goshen levels


  • Advanced field techniques – (excavation, testing mapping, survey)
  • Electronic & Digital Data Recording – (GPS, Total Station, Mapping & Lab Software, GIS)
  • Analysis – (Data management & analysis, graphic and display techniques)
  • Workshops – (lithics, zooarcheology, stone tool making, atl-atl throws, public education)

Participate in entire research process

  • Research design              Project execution                                 
  • Budgeting                          Final report write-up with crew

Extracurricular opportunities. Visit: Fort Laramie, Black Hills, Hudson-Meng, Vore, Agate Fossil Beds, Fort Robinson, and much more.

For more information, contact: Marcel Kornfeld ( or Mary Lou Larson (

Advance field school students excavating a site at Hell Gap Wyoming.



Hell Gap National Monument
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