Digging in the Dirt

students excavating

Anthropology professor Meghan Howey is in search of UNH’s cultural heritage. Students in her anthropology course “The Lost Campus: The Archaeology of UNH” are excavating the site of the old train station on campus in order to document and examine a part of UNH’s past. The excavation site is at the lawn adjacent to Morrill Hall.

Through this process, students are learning the foundational methods of archaeology including survey, mapping, documentation, excavation, artifact identification, artifact interpretation, and presenting results to the public.

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