You are here: Home / People / Jelmer W Eerkens / Pictures

Pictures

Click here to see pictures of fieldwork in Peru.

 

 

tree

Tree at the top of the Sierra Nevada's next to meandering stream.

 

 

mvalley

Monitor Pass, as you cross the Sierra's and drop into Long Valley.

 

 

nevada2

Spot in central Nevada.

 

 

Owens_sunset

Owens Valley sunset, looking east.

 

 

INY5208

Excavations at a site in Owens Valley in progress. Kevin Vaughn and company.

 

 

INY3806_2      INY3806_4

Exposure of 1400 year old house floor in Owens Valley, California. Photos show plan view (left) and cross section after excavation (right).

 

 

Whole_pot

Whole pot collected in Owens Valley, California. Pottery was adopted about 600 years ago in this region, largely for cooking seed resources which were becoming increasingly important in local diets. This pot is curated at the Eastern California Museum in Independence, California.

 

 

Airport_Hearth

1200 year-old rock-lined formal hearth from Mojave Desert. Probably used for roasting roots or bulbs.

 

 

Sherwin_Ring3     Sherwin_Ring

Two 250 year-old rock rings from Shewin Summit, Owens Valley. Such rock rings were probably used to cache green (unripened) pinyon cones. Nuts were retrieved at a later date by Paiute.

 

 

Excavation

Excavations at a 250 year-old semi-subterranean house floor in southern Owens Valley, near Owens Lake. Photo shows a 6 meter trench excavated across center of house pit.

 

 

Some family photos. Life outside work...

 

 

Jasperfootsteps 

The escape! Jasper makes his getaway in Chicago.

 

MunichBike

Biking in Munich, 2005

 

Whitney 

On the trail to Mt. Whitney. Yeah, I know, I needed a haircut.

 

 

Halloween_1974 

Halloween, 1974. Guess that astronaut thing didn't quite work out for me!

 


 Eerkens Home     Current Research     Publications (PDFs)     Pictures     Archaeometry Lab     Download Data     Courses and Schedule     UCD Anthropology