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Winners of the 2009 Archaeology Student Paper Prizes

Sponsored By the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World is pleased to announce the winners of three prizes to honor undergraduate students who have shown great accomplishment in the study of archaeology through their writing.

The competition for prizes showcased the strength of archaeological scholarship at Brown. The range and quality of work was extremely impressive, and a total of 54 papers were submitted for consideration. The faculty of the Joukowsky Institute congratulate the winners on their exceptional achievement.

The winning papers can be read (as .pdf files) by clicking on the title of each paper. To download a free copy of Adobe Reader, follow this link.

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: ARCH1-ARCH999:

“Sourcing of Copper Artifacts from Greene Farm via XRF Analysis” *
Max Mankin
*Note: This paper includes unpublished primary date, so is not available online.

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: ARCH1000-ARCH1999:

“The Folly and the Temple:
Nostalgia Practices in the Eighteenth Century English Landscape Garden”

Elise Nuding

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: All Courses:

“Wide Awake Mine:
A Forgotten Relic of California’s Once-Vital Mercury Mining Industry”

Kate Alexander

 

Additional Information on the prizes and submission criteria is available here.