Mock Archaeology Dig
Children of all ages, including 4-year-old Parker Doughty, enjoyed a free, hands-on learning event for Mississippi Archaeology Month on Saturday [Oct. 31] at MSU's Cobb Institute of Archaeology. Despite the rain, dozens of children attended and dug to find bones, pottery, tools and mosaics. The excavation of a mock archaeology site full of simulated artifacts was designed to teach participants about archaeology, including tools, techniques and artifacts. To view more photos from the dig, click her e.
Photo by: Megan Bean