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Why is Archaeology Destructive? - Deer Masks - Hill of Tara, Ireland

Why is Archaeology Destructive?

Although we learn so much about past people Р their daily lives, what they ate, drank, how they lived, where they lived and can connect them with their relatives living today Рit does come at a cost. 795 more words


What is A DMV - Clovis Points, USA - Uruk, Iraq

What is a DMV?

DMV stands for Deserted Medieval Village. There are two main periods where many villages were abandoned – the 11th- 12th centuries and the 14th-15th centuries. 932 more words


What is Experimental Archaeology? - The Dumfriesshire Viking Hoard - Birka, Sweden

What Is Experimental Archaeology? 

Experimental archaeology is where an artefact, building, process or system from the past is reproduced to help us better understand how things were created by past cultures. 902 more words


Dig Day #9 - Our Last Day Excavating!

By Gagan Dhillon

November 10, 2014 was our last day in the field. It was a very cold and windy day, but none of us wanted it to be our last of excavating. 397 more words

Historical Archaeology

What Types of Dating are There? - The Bodgar Boy - The Battle of Zama Site, Tunisia

What Types of Dating are There?

Now lets make things clear – we are talking archaeology dating here!!

Below is a quick outline of all the main methods of dating used by archaeologists, or that assist archaeology in dating the artefacts that are uncovered. 1,228 more words


"Forum: Archaeology of the Anthropocene"


Edgeworth, M., Benjamin, J., Clarke, B., Crossland, Z., Domanska, E., Gorman, A. C., Graves-Brown, P., Harris, E. C., Hudson, M. J., Kelley, J. M., Paz, V. 1,426 more words

Anthropology Readings

Dig Day #6

By Lorin Brace and Amanda Roach

On October 20th gray skies once again extended over Roosevelt Park as our field methods class began Day 6… 387 more words

Historical Archaeology