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Excavating an Elephant

Excavating an Elephant

October 26th, 2014

Yesterday, the Field School students got to take part in an excavation, giving them the opportunity to hone recently acquired...read more

Screening and Fossil Hunting in South Turkwel

Screening and Fossil Hunting in South Turkwel

October 23rd, 2014

Hi, we’re Katie and Letty and we’re students from UCL. On Thursday, we went on a trip to South Turkwel and...read more

An Afternoon in Eliye Springs

An Afternoon in Eliye Springs

October 20th, 2014

Hi, I’m Melina, a sophomore from Stony Brook University. I’m interested mainly in archaeology and came to TBI for the ama...read more