James Strange What's in Your Dig Bag

What’s in Your Dig Bag, James R. Strange?

I use my daughter’s old green Jansport backpack from high school. Every year I think I’ll buy a new one, but they’re expensive, this one works just fine, and it has sentimental value. In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists […]

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What’s in your dig bag, Morag Kersel?

Even though I’ve been vigilant about sunscreen, water, and hats for decades this winter I had a tumor removed from my nose – the result of 20+ years of sun exposure. I never want another needle in my nose and I now have a Beko gear nose guard […]

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Norma Franklin Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Norma Franklin?

I don’t carry a trowel on purpose. If I did it would be a Marshalltown. The reason I don’t have one in my hand Is because I would be tempted to jump in and so deprive a hard working team member of the fun of revealing an exciting find […]

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Samantha Lindgren Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Samantha Lindgren?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in the field. We wanted to know what gear they love and what items might be unique to them. I wear a loose cloth hat with a brim[…]

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Yorke Rowan Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Yorke Rowan?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in the field. We wanted to know what gear they love and what items might be unique to them. I keep changing hats; one year I have […]

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Mark Schuler Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Mark Schuler?

A typical day pack won’t work at our site. We have a bit of a daily hike up the mountain and must carry everything except large tools. Since basalt tends to be rough on nylon, I use a Maxpedition – Vulture-II™ backpack. It holds 34 liters of […]

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Jeff Blakely Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Jeff Blakely?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in the field. We wanted to know what gear they love and what items might be unique to them. I use a 5″ on a mud-brick site […]

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What's in your dig bag, Aren Maeir

What’s in your dig bag, Aren Maeir?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in the field. We wanted to know what gear they love and what items might be unique to them. I use a backpack with […]

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Jennie Ebeling Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Jennie Ebeling?

My dig bag may look ratty, but it’s special to me. I bought it 20 years ago in Tucson and it has all kinds of hidden pockets that occasionally yield surprises, like long-lost flash drives, old Burts Bees lip balms, and the key to the ground stone artifact […]

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Eric Welch Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Eric Welch?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in the field. We wanted to know what gear they love and what items might be unique to them. I’m a baseball hat guy. In my mind, the Indiana […]

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