On Wednesday February 7, 2018 students in ANTH 202 “Our Human Past-Discovering the Ancient World”, taught by Dr. Kenneth Seligson, visited the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Located right across the street (Exposition) from USC, the NHM is an amazing learning resource for USC students. As archaeologists, we are most concerned with the exhibits […]Read More A Day at the Natural History Museum
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Core 103: Trojan Archaeology will no longer be excavating on campus this semester. While we are disappointed, archaeologists constantly have to adapt to changing circumstances. In many ways, this has been an excellent learning experience for the Core 103 students! In lieu of excavations, we will be doing a number of […]Read More A Change of Plans: Adapting to New Challenges!
2018 is already an exciting year for USC Archaeology. Beginning February 1st, a group of 25 students, under the guidance of Dr. Kenneth Seligson (professor) and Dr. Kirby Farah, will be excavating in Associate’s Park on the USC Main Campus. Stay tuned as we’ll be updating Hunter Blatherer throughout the semester with blog posts, videos, […]Read More New Year, Old USC
The following is an excerpt from an article in USC News authored by Joanna Clay, published November 16, 2017 and titled “Student finds ancient Greek sword in Thebes — just another day on a dig” Click here to read the full story. Max Novak kneeled over a plot of dirt, slowly digging and wiping away, […]Read More A USC gets hands on archaeological experience at the ancient Greek site of Thebes
Lauren Mullarkey-Williams is a junior who was part of a research project that was based in Catalina Island. She participated in the project over the Summer of 2017 and focused mainly on the hydrology patterns within the island, meaning she was looking into how water was maintained on the island and how the people got […]Read More The Possibilities are Endless