The seminal work by Brown et al. (2009) showed that heat treating silcrete (a silica rich rock type) was a practice of Middle Stone Age (MSA) humans in southern Africa. 774 more words
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Rising with the sun I slide out of our tent feet first, past the sailcloth ‘Ratbags’ containing all our (present) worldly goods.
At the far end of the campsite stand three women, calling at us. 1,185 more words
I’m going back up to the Yorkshire Dales next Monday evening to give a talk about the project to the Ingleborough Archaeology Group. I had to make some new images for this lecture and these have set me off thinking about how people moved around a relatively small and congested place like the inside of the New Laund timber circle. 670 more words
I always feel like I’m trying to play catch up with what I should have learnt during my undergraduate archaeology classes, if only I’d been a little more enthusiastic back then. 495 more words