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Palomar College Archaeology Program

For a Career or for Fun


Join the Dig! – Fall 2013

Enrollment for our field class (Archaeological Excavation) is below the norm. While the class will NOT be cancelled, we would like to take on some additional students.

The first class meeting is August 24th in MD-124. Please take a look at the information below and consider joining us on Saturdays. It is a fun class without exams or prerequisites and is open to all in the Palomar College community. Please email me if you have any questions.

  • Enjoy Saturdays exploring a prehistoric Indian site and 19th century Rancho Penasquitos Adobe
  • Learn how to excavate like an archaeologist!
  • Find prehistoric Indian living floors with grinding tools, hearth features, arrowheads, and bone artifacts.
  • Find collapsed adobe walls, cement and cobble structures, historic bottles, ceramics & metal artifacts.

Saturdays 9-4:20 (1 hr lunch). 3 Units. CSU Transferable [Upper Division Credit to Anthropology Degree at CSUSM]. No exams or prerequisites. Class #70765 or #70766. Call Dr. de Barros (Dr. D) 744-1150 x2343;