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Archaeology students work in a dig next to a brick building.
Field school students at the Bray School site, behind William and Mary's Brown Hall.

Archaeological Field School

2017 Summer Archaeological Field School

College of William and Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Archaeological Field School, ANTH 225
Mark Kostro, Instructor


Session 1: May 30–June 30, 2017
Session 2: July 3–August 4, 2017

Class Description

In 2017 the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will conduct its 33nd annual archaeological field school in conjunction with the College of William & Mary.

Students registered in the 2017 Archaeological Field School will learn excavation techniques and recording, as well as the identification of common eighteenth-century artifacts. They will be introduced to archaeology's specialties, including Conservation, Public Archaeology, and Zooarchaeology, through lectures and required reading.

Registration and More Information

Participants can register for the program through the College of William and Mary website. For more program details, please email Mark Kostro at