Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 20 – July 9, 2010

By Annamarie Leon Guerrero Photos, left to right, top to bottom: Student Ryan taking down the last column sample on the last day of fieldwork; The trouble with buckets never end – students Ryan and Tessa un-sticking buckets; Goodbye site; … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 19 – July 8, 2010

By Candace Skinner Photos: Student field tech Candace screening for artifacts (bottom) and excavation crew (from left to right) Ed, Candace, Lauren and Tiffany (bottom). Today was our last day of excavating in the field. I’ve never had such a … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 18 – July 7, 2010

By Mark Vedros, Jr. Photos: Student field tech Mark accurately measuring elevation of a control unit (top), Dusty and Tim Gross supervising (center), and Arch. Tech. alumni Tim working with student field tech Lauren on a unit (bottom). Well, the … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 17 – July 6, 2010

By Melissa Lewis Photo: Student field tech Melissa excavating. Waking up this morning, I could barely see anything outside of my tent. A thick layer of fog lay stagnant in the valley below us, and most of us packed our … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 16 – July 5, 2010

By Lindsay Kiel Photos: Student field tech Lindsay screening for artifacts (top) and crew chief Erin and Dusty conferring (bottom). Being the day after the Fourth of July, we didn’t pull out of the Cabrillo parking lot until around 8:30, … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 15 – July 2, 2010

By Crew Chief Kristin Hoppa, a.k.a. Sneaky Shark Photos: Crew chief Kristin a.k.a Sneaky Shark after winning a battle with the buckets (top), and Sneaky Shark supervising a group of students (bottom). Sneaky Shark reporting from the field: Happy to … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 14 – July 1, 2010

By Lauren Wysham Photos: Crew members Brittany and Stephen carefully measuring elevations (top) and student Lauren Wysham at a screen (bottom) I’ve always known that I wanted to be an archaeologist, but until this experience I never really knew how … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 13 – June 30, 2010

By Kolin Taylor Photos: Kolin examining a potential artifact from his control unit (top), a desert side-notched point (center) and students Kolin and Candace excavate as Daniel (Amah Mutsun monitor) and Dusty observe (bottom). Today started like every other day … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 12 – June 29, 2010

By Angel Ritchie Photo: Student Angel Ritchie hard at work screening at a STU. This morning my alarm went off too early. Tuesday. In the field, too early means six o’clock and late to breakfast is 6:40. We work hard … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 11 – June 28, 2010

By Dawn Johnson Photo: Student Dawn Johnson taking a break after working hard in a STU. It’s amazing how much you can accomplish when you only sleep four hours a night. It’s not easy getting packed and into a waiting … Continue reading