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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

Vertebrate Paleontology Begins!

Vertebrate Paleontology Begins!

October 7th, 2014

Yesterday marked the beginning of the third Field School module, Vertebrate Paleontology, taught by Dr. Doug Boyer of Duke University....read more

Trip to Lothagam

Trip to Lothagam

October 4th, 2014

Hi, we’re Eloise and Stacey, third year Archaeology and Anthropology students from University College London. We are interested in hominin e...read more