SAA Members in Action

Students in 1996's spring Archaeological Field Methods course excavate the site of the Stanford Mansion, destroyed in the 1906 earthquake.

Coterminal masters student Heidi Hentila checks out the latest discoveries at the Stanford Mansion site.

Junior Kate Stinger flakes a stone tool during a spring chert-collecting expedition near Ano Nuevo Beach.

Amateur archaeologist Jim Vedder helps out at the Stanford Mansion excavation.

SAA members visit the Stanford Mansion in Sacramento, getting an idea of what foundations uncovered during spring excavations may once have looked like.

More excavation work on the Stanford Mansion site.

Professors John Rick, Richard Klein, and some SAA members visit the San Francisco Zoo to watch the primates and to see living versions of some of the animals often discussed in human origins and faunal analysis classes.