Anna Patchen is a first year Master's in Public Archaeology student. Today, she floated samples in the Binghamton University Public Archaeology Facility's flo-tech float machine. These samples were recovered from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina where Binghamton Assistant Professor Matt Sanger is leading a project on studying hunter-gatherers who inhabited the region several millennia ago. The site is a shell ring formed by the discard of mollusks and fish. Through Anna's r
Check out Dr. Langlie's new article in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany titled: Morphological Analysis of Late Pre-Hispanic Peruvian Chenopodium spp. This research focuses on her analysis of chenopods from the site Ayawiri, a Late Intermediate period (AD 1100-1450) hillfort located near Puno, Peru. During excavations directed by Dr. Elizabeth Arkush from the University of Pittsburgh, caches of chenopods that filled up jars were found burned below house floors.