Dr. Jennifer Ramsay recently participated in a National Geographic-funded Archaeological Excavation.
Dr. Ramsay executed a quick but productive excavation project at the site of Shivta in the Negev Desert, Israel during April and May.
She plans to uncover information regarding the environment and economy of this Roman and Byzantine period occupation site.
This work follows a prelimary study produced and published in 2010 that uses archaeobotanical remains recovered from ancient dovecotes to look at issues of economy and ecology.
At the Church on the Shivta site
Using hose at site
Floating for pigeon dung
Marjorie Helen Steward Speaker series presents:
'Where the Warriors Lie: A Bioarchaeology of Conflict in Early Medieval Bohemia'
Presented by Doctoral Candidate Lauren Hosek, Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University
March 11, 3:35-4:50 pm in Edwards Room 103
Scholars Day is April 8! We have several anthropology sessions to check out.
Have a look at the schedule and join us: http://www.brockport.edu/scholarsday/2015/