These fantastic photographs from were taken by retired
Archaeologist and Anthropology professor John Atherton
at excavation sites in Oregon, USA in the 1970's.
I have added the photographs original descriptions as captions.
Big thank you to John for allowing me to share his wonderful photographs here.
|Historial archeology excavations at the old Champoeg townsite, Champoeg State Park Oregon (USA) 1974|
|Archaeological excavations at a prehistoric American Indian site in North-Central Oregon (USA) 1977|
|Archaeological Excavations at a prehistoric American Indian site in North Central Oregon (USA) 1977|
|Historical Archaeology at the Champoeg townsite, Oregon Summer 1973|
|Custom made floatation device, Clarno Basin, Oregon 1977 (relating to above pic description)|
|Archaeology crew ready to go, but truck not cooperating, Camp Hancock, Oregon USA 1977|
|Measuring elevation with a line level. Historical archaeology at the old Champoeg townsite, Oregon USA 1973|
|Archaeologist and notebook. Historical Archaeology at the old Champoeg townsite, Oregon USA 1973|
|Sorting artifacts and cooking at an archaeological campsite Champoeg, Oregon 1973|
|Historian & Ceramic expert Harriet Munnick and me at the Champoeg, Oregon Archaeological site 1975|
|Laboratory work on the Champoeg townsite historical archaeology project, Oregon USA 1973|