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Doctor Jones

“Aside from criminology, I’d say archaeology has the highest body count.” Jarod Kintz, $3.33

“The geologist takes up the history of the earth at the point where the archaeologist leaves it, and carries it further back into remote antiquity.” … 366 more words

The Journey

We thought New Zealand was an island nation. Scientists say it’s the tip of a ‘hidden continent.’


Source: WashingtonPost.com
Avik Selk
February 19, 2017

It’s a vast, strange land; its canyons and mountain ranges almost entirely unexplored, its creatures like something out of myth. 299 more words

News

Rural politic 

After a few weeks of EAA videos I thought it would be good to mix it up. Back to the CHAT conference and the Rural political session: 837 more words

Archaeology

From the Ice Age to the Stone Age: Bouldnor Cliff

In addition to our discussion of Star Carr, we also discussed the site of Bouldnor Cliff, near Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. Several videos are available on Youtube by the Maritime Archaeology Trust:

Archaeology

From the Ice Age to the Stone Age: Star Carr

In yesterday’s session of ‘From the Ice Age to the Stone Age’ we discussed the Mesolithic in Britain and, in particular, the famous site of… 67 more words

Archaeology

Day Thirty-Six: Talk

I am writing this in the days before being at a music/art/spirituality festival called Envision in Costa Rica.  I will continue meditating each day and I want to continue with blogging every day, but because I am not present (and presumably happy to be detached from my devices), I will be sharing a series of videos that have meant a lot to me.  141 more words

Skulls reveals that ancient Americans didn’t mix with neighbours

It’s a real head-scratcher. The shapes of human skulls from a narrow strip in Mexico reveal that first arrivals to the Americas may have kept to themselves, even when there were no geographical barriers that would have prevented them mixing. 693 more words

Human Evolution