Field School 2016: Tors Cove

Sep 10th, 2015

Dept. of Archaeology

Field School 2016
Field School 2016: Tors Cove

The Department of Archaeology’s 2016 field school will take place at Tors Cove on the Southern Shore of the Avalon Peninsula, south of St. John’s.

Dr Catherine Losier will lead the excavation of the 17-18th century English migratory fishery occupation at Tors Cove, as well as the non-invasive survey of a 19th-century cemetery site. Students will be taught a variety of practical skills including archival research, geophysics, survey, excavation, conservation and cataloguing techniques.


Department of Archaeology

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000