Field School

Summer Archaeology Field School in Belize

This course relies heavily on experiential learning in order to study archaeological field methods while living in a communal an archaeology camp, set in the tropical forest of northwestern Belize. Students who enroll in the course will learn how to do archaeology while being directly involved with original, archaeological discovery and research among the ruins of the ancient Maya in Belize, Central America. The field school topics will include survey and mapping methods, excavation methods, ancient Maya culture, material culture analysis, soils identification, Belizean culture, and tropical forest ecology. For more information about the class, click here.