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Backdirt: Out of the Classroom and into the Field

"Out of the Classroom and into the Field: Ran Boytner and the Field School Revolution" Founder and Executive Director of the IFR, Dr. Ran Boytner, was interviewed for UCLA Cotsen Institute Archaeology Annual Review: Backdirt, by [...]

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Backdirt: The Ifugao Archaeological Project

The Ifugao Rice Terraces are UNESCO World Heritage monuments that attest to the ingenuity and communitarian management of Cordilleran people of Luzon in the Philippines. Once thought to be over 2,000 years old, archaeological excavations [...]

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Daily Bruin: UC students and professors participate in summer excavation in Greece

Human activity in Pieria ranges from the Late Neolithic (3,500 BCE) through Hellenistic (330-150 BCE) periods. The Ancient Methone Archaeological Project explored the dynamics of landscape and landscape change, with a focus on sea level changes [...]

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Orange Country Register: Who is buried in the potter’s field?

For nearly 100 years (1908-2008), unidentified remains in San Bernardino County California have been buried in a three acre plot of land located in one of the county’s many cemeteries.  Many of these individuals [...]

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The Salem News: After 30 years, DNA solves mystery of missing woman

For nearly 100 years (1908-2008), unidentified remains in San Bernardino County California have been buried in a three acre plot of land located in one of the county’s many cemeteries.  Many of these individuals were [...]

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Plus One: Sea-level rise and archaeological site destruction: An example from the southeastern United States using DINAA

IFR field directors Eric and Sarah Kansa are working on understanding archaeology Databases through a grant from NEH. The IFR cares deeply about archaeological databases and the preservation of cultural heritage, http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0188142

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