Archaeological Methods class uncovers original foundations of Carleton’s oldest building Outside link16 November 2023
On a recommendation from Carleton archivist Tom Lamb, Kennedy led her Archaeological Methods & Lab students this term in an excavation of Seccombe’s original foundations along with a deep dive into the history of the building.
10 November 2023
There are two opportunities to see what was dug up by the students:
On Tues. Nov. 14 from 2-5 p.m. the foundation will be on display during Carleton’s Community Archaeology Day. “We will be outside, by Skinner Chapel, and inside, in Anderson Hall,” said Sarah Kennedy. “Inside, we will have artifacts, historical documents and photos, maps, and 3D models.”
On Sat. Nov. 11 from from 5-6 p.m. Carleton College archaeology students will present their findings at the Northfield Historical Society, 408 Division Street in downtown Northfield.
7 November 2023
The collection of webpages for each course contains weekly summaries of archaeological research and fieldwork activities and also serves to publish the final projects undertaken by students in the course.
Come join the students of ARCN 246: Archaeology Methods and Lab as they share results from their recent archaeological excavations on Carleton’s campus. This year, our focus is the Seccombe House…
26 October 2023
Lexi Wallace ’26 discusses her overwhelmingly positive experiences in Archaeology Lab so far.
14 September 2022
Professor Jordan Rogers, Sidra Michael ’23 and Sam Zimmerman ’24 studied what part of the city was like before Mount Vesuvius’ infamous eruption.
Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Sarah Kennedy, Sophie Baggett ’23, Claire Boyle ’25, Collin Kelso ’25, Ezra Kucur ’25 and Kalju Maegi ’23 spent a month in Puno, Peru studying heavy metal poisoning in soil and interacting with the community affected by it.