Field Notes

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Each month FIELD NOTES highlights the archaeological field work that the Illinois State Archaeological Survey's field station researchers are doing around the state.

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  • Long-standing collaboration works to keep archaeological record intact

  • Herb Mangold donation: Sny Bottom Late Woodland pottery vessels

  • Fort Edwards geophysical survey

  • ISAS uses drone to investigate Late Woodland village

  • ISAS staff follow precautions while conducting essential fieldwork

  • Search for local chert

  • 3D scanning of a weathered stone grave marker at Allerton Park

  • Western Illinois Field Station staff explore the 'Nile of North America'

  • Allerton Cemetery Workshop

  • ISAS and Forest Preserves of Cook County collaborate on site investigation and restoration

  • Western Illinois Field Station evaluates sites related to U.S. 34 project

  • ISAS staff, students conduct geophysical survey in Missouri