Living in a Pit House
Joe Watkins shares some of the insights he gained while living in a pit house for nine months.
3D Laser Scanning
Read more about the cutting-edge survey technology used at Range Creek.
Range Creek Rock Art
Julie talks about exploring the amazing rock art found in the canyon.
Range Creek, Utah
Located in the remote Book Cliffs region of eastern Utah, Range Creek is the kind of site archaeologists dream about. The sage-covered meadows and rocky cliffs are scattered with the remnants of an ancient people: pit houses half-buried in the sand, mysterious petroglyphs scratched into the rock walls and bits of pottery and stone tools lying where they were dropped over a thousand years ago. Best of all, most of the hundreds of archaeological sites remain virtually untouched, providing a rare opportunity to find out what may have happened to the Fremont people who once flourished here. Time Team probes the ground, scales the cliffs and learns what life was like in these canyons a thousand years ago.