EXCHANGE: Illinois State students dig out 13th century town
June 25, 2017
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Pieces of animal bones, stone tools, ceramics and other artifacts being unearthed on a farm in rural area south of Bloomington are providing clues to a culture that inhabited a small village more than 750 years ago.
Illinois State University students, under the supervision of Logan Miller, assistant professor of archaeology at Illinois State University, and Jacob Skousen of the Illinois State Archaeological Survey, have been working on the site for three weeks as part of a month-long archaeology field school.
The archaeological survey is part of the Prairie Resear...