ANTHRO 1130 - Archaeology of Harvard Yard

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Profs. Diana Loren and Patricia Capone
Thurs 12:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Vanserg 23

Archaeological data recovered from Harvard Yard provide a richer and more nuanced view of the 17th through 19th century lives of students and faculty in Harvard Yard, an area that includes the Old College and Harvard Indian College.

Students will excavate in Harvard Yard, process and analyze artifacts, and report on the results. Additional topics to be covered include regional historical archaeology, research design, surveying, archival research, stratigraphy, and artifact analysis.