Stratigraphy is the science of rock strata; in geological terms, this translates to the science of time. But what IS time? Difficult to define, for certain, but most of us can agree that it marks the passage of events. 1,525 more words
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Edward Harris’s 1979 landmark work, Principles of Archaeological Stratigraphy, from which sprouted the idea and practice of the Harris matrix, became my White Rabbit in 2017. 1,988 more words
The Geological Society Club has been transformed into a new Specialist Group of the Society – the Geological Society Discussion Group.
All Fellows and guests are welcome to attend its meetings, at which a speaker will introduce a topic of current geological interest, leading to discussion over dinner. 418 more words
Many of our posts are focused on classical languages, but material culture is an equally crucial part of understanding antiquity. In this guest post, we introduce the science of stratigraphy the way that most non-archaeologists are likely to see it: through the Harris matrix. 1,232 more words