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The Anthropocene - An Opinion

The biggest debate recently in the field of archaeology is revolves around this word called the Anthropocene. So what exactly does this word mean?

Anthropocene is a term coined by Crutzen and Stoermer back in 2000, which refers to the current geological age in which the dominant forces acting on the environment are caused by human activity. 701 more words


It's Surrey Medieval's Puttenham Church Week! An introduction to the parish church of St John Baptist

Every so often, I elect to make my life a little bit difficult by devising and binge-writing a week’s worth of posts¬†under the banner of a “Surrey Medieval … Week”. 2,699 more words


Hampshire excavations # 1

An occasional series covering Hampshire archaeological digs, large and small

Houghton Down, Stockbridge; 1922, 1994, 1997.

Was this both a Roman villa and an Iron Age farm? 565 more words


Photos from Vianden Castle

Look, I’ll admit that human made things like castles and weapons (and babies) don’t pique my natural interest, but I do my best to appreciate them as others do.¬† 198 more words

Interesting Interactions

Intern-connectivity: Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas

by Owen Kinser (MA, 2016)

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science opened its current location in Dallas, Texas in December of 2012, replacing the old facility at Fair Park. 762 more words

USF Museum Studies

A Lochbrow update

The eagle-eyed among will have noticed that the Lochbrow blog has been very quiet for the last year. This is because, for a number of reasons, the Lochbrow team have decided to take a break this year from active fieldwork at Lochbrow. 167 more words


The Mysterious Plain of Jars

The mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos is a megalithic site consisting of thousands of ancient large stone jars.

A dig conducted in the 1930s concluded the jars were most likely associated with prehistoric burial practices. 134 more words