What does it mean to be a student of archaeology? I'm not sure, my degree is in English. However, being a part of this dig is teaching me a lot. A fellow student and I thought of making our own memes to describe some of the struggles of being on an archaeological dig. Example: "I … Continue reading Digging up Answers and Questions, by Alicia Arnold (WSP15)
Documenting those artifacts excavated over fifteen years takes many hands and much time. The field notes recorded locations of objects found. Lab time ensured that objects got cleaned and recorded. This year Amanda Hursch, graduate student in Historical Administration at Eastern Illinois University, is photographing all artifact assemblages in preparation for more work! A group … Continue reading Project update and notes from the lab!
Welcome to the first "Artifact of the Week". We thought we'd kick it off with the biggest artifact of them all...the castle! The Early Years The construction of the castle began in the late 12th century (c1188) with the main donjon or keep (a strong stone tower; main tower; stronghold). The donjon is constructed of … Continue reading The Castle: 101
Verslype L., Young B.K., Woods W.I. et Hudson P.F., Walhain/Walhain-Saint-Paul : le château et sa basse-cour, dans Chronique de l’archéologie wallonne, 17, Namur, 2010, p. 39-40. 2010 Verslype L., Young B.K. & Best D., « Walhain/Walhain-Saint-Paul : le château et sa haute-cour. Campagne 2005-2006 », dans Chronique de l’archéologie wallonne, 15, Namur, 2008, p. 26-27. Verslype L., … Continue reading Our Publications
Welcome to the Walhain-Saint-Paul Project. We are an archaeological field project located in Walhain-Saint-Paul in the heart of Belgium. In operation since 1997, we are open to students of all disciplines across the United States. We are currently accepting applications for our 2011 field season. Please e-mail Dr. Bailey Young at: firstname.lastname@example.org