Category Archives: Rappahannock Archaeology

Delaney Resweber – Schnitting isn’t a Baked Good (although I wish it was)

In the wise words of Dr. McMillan, what separates an archaeologist and a random guy digging holes is the process of diggings and documenting the units properly in order to make interpretations about the site; “our interpretations are only as … Continue reading

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Lilly Salamone – This first week of field school was a ton of fun!

I had some experience volunteering in the UMW archaeology laboratory beforehand, but I was excited to expand it by working in the field. I did not really know what to expect, as the only experience with archaeology I had before … Continue reading

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Matt Greczy – The Importance of Empty Pits

While digging one of many shovel test pits during field work, my partner and I made a small discovery. Before we had even broken the earth for our test pit, we found a sizable sherd of ceramic laying on the … Continue reading

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Lizzie O’Meara – Archaeology: Can you dig it?

The week of May 21st, 2018 marked my first week of field school with the University of Mary Washington. While the thought of getting to experience actual real world archaeology was an exciting one, I could not help but feel … Continue reading

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UMW 2018 Archaeological Field School

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