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Cape Krusenstern is known for its rich cultural history and archaeological sites.
Chert sideblade recovered during site testing. Possibly dates to the Norton period, 2000 years before present.
2008 UW Archeology Crew
2008 University of Washington archeology field crew for the 200 Generations survey, mapping and testing project.
Anigaaq Field Camp
2008 archeology field camp at Anigaaq, Cape Krusenstern.
Beach ridges along the Chukchi Sea
Aerial view of beach ridges of Cape Krusenstern and Chukchi Sea. Krusenstern Lagoon in upper right of image.
Blue glass trade beads
Blue glass trade beads recovered during archeological testing along beach ridges.
Shovel testing and recording features with GPS
Shovel testing and recording archeological features using a Trimble GPS.
Study area locator map
Study area locator map showing research location in relation to Kotzebue.
Pottery fragments with linear stamping on surface
Linear stamped pottery fragements recovered from an archeological feature. Possibly date to the Choris period (about 3000 years ago).
Ground slate projectile point fragment
Ground slate projectile point recovered during archeological testing.
Archeologists testing a site feature
University of Washington archeology crewmembers testing a feature along the beach ridges.
Crew at Sealing Point Tower 2006
Archeology crew taking a lunch break at the Sealing Point Tower, Cape Krusenstern, 2006.
2009 Season Excavation
Crew conducting test excavations, 2009
Documenting a pottery scatter
Excavating and documenting a pottery scatter near surface
2009 Field Camp, Krusenstern Lagoon
Archeologist's 2009 summer field camp at Krusenstern Lagoon.
2009 Boating Home to Kotzebue
Transporting gear and crewmembers back to town, August 2009.
2009 Foraging Caribou
Caribou foraging along the ancient beach ridges
2009 Archeology Crew
The 2009 archeology crew.
2009 Sharpening a Trowel on site
Sharpening a trowel with file to prepare edges for work in test units.
2009 Students Working in the Lab
Archeology students sorting, analyzing and identifying artifacts and samples from Cape Krusenstern