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Wye House: Unearthing History

Terpvision, the University of Maryland news program, has featured our Wye House excavations in a segment called Wye House: Unearthing History. Dr. Leone, Amanda Tang, Benjamin Skolnik, as well as undergraduate Sophia Chang, give informative interviews about the archaeological work. Watch the video, and let us know what you think!


Archaeology in Annapolis: Every Day is a Day of Archaeology

The following was written for the Day of Archaeology blogging event, 2011: It is the last day of summer lab work for the Archaeology in Annapolis project. Out of the sun of the field and into the air conditioning, volunteer undergraduate students Bill and Ryan wash the artifacts gathered from this season’s efforts. Toothbrushes in […]


Week 6 Round-Up

With the closing of the units at the Wye House plantation, we finished the 2011 Archaeology in Annapolis field school excavations. One has only to look at the students’ posts to see how much they learned in six weeks. Thank you for all of your hard work. We’re proud of you, and look forward to […]

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Week 3 Round-Up

Besides a lecture from Dr. Matt Palus on his archaeological work in Annapolis, this week saw the rallied push to the finish as we wrapped up in preparation to move to the Wye House on Monday. Archaeologists try to make it to the sterile level—where there are no more artifacts found—before closing up a site, […]