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Keem Bay. A Late Medieval house is located within a deserted village that originally comprised 41 houses and associated field systems. Nearby is a Penal Altar and Ogham stones were found on the banks of the Bunowna River which runs west of the site.
Caraun Point. A dedicatory stone with an inscription of AD 1683 suggests a 17th Century date for the stone houses.The excavation will answer some important questions about vernacular settlements and building traditions of Ireland.
Field Schools in United States
The Monticello-UVA Field School is an intensive six-week course in archaeological field and laboratory methods, offering six undergraduate or graduate credits through UVA's College of Arts and Sciences.
The Field School offers unique opportunities to:
- Participate in the entire archaeological research process, including survey, excavation, field recording, artifact processing, and analysis.
- Interact with our collaborating specialists in a variety of fields including digital archaeology, palynology, paleoethnobotany, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology, dendrochronology, forest ecology, and history.
- Contribute to cutting-edge interdisciplinary research into the lost world of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Plantation.
Monticello will offer successful applicants half-tuition scholarships. Since space is limited to twelve students, please be sure to have all application materials submitted by deadline: April 16, 2018.
For more information, please visit Monticello’s website: http://www.monticello.org/fs
- Karst Geology, June 3-9, Dr. Art Palmer
- Exploration of Mammoth Cave, June 18-22, Mr. Bruce Hatcher and Mr. David Kem
- Karst Resources of Grand Canyon National Park, June 18-24, Dr. Ben Tobin and Dr. Abe Springer
- Visualization of Karst Field Data, June 11-16, Dr. Pat Kambesis and Mr. Howard Kalnitz
- Field Cave Ecology, anticipated July (official dates not yet determined), Dr. Julian Lewis
- Show Cave Interpretation and Education, August 5-10, Dr. Leslie North
Courses may be taken for graduate, undergraduate, or continuing education credit. Courses may also be taken as non-credit workshops.
For more information about the program, courses, how to register, and instructor bios, please visit www.karstfieldstudies.com.
If you have any questions please contact the Karst Field Studies Director, Dr. Leslie North, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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