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What is The Post-Medieval Period? - The Venus of Brassempouy - Devil's Lair, Western Australia

What is The Post-Medieval Period?

The post-Medieval period is the time that follows the Medieval period. the exact date though is difficult to determine as it has been given different dates by different people and areas interpreting it. 762 more words

What Is Archaeology

English Heritage Archive, UK - Wooden Aztec War Drums - Ust-Polui, Salekhard, Siberia

What is The English Heritage Archive, UK?

The English Heritage Archive is a collection of archaeological records which are available to the public. They are physically held at Swindon, in the county of Wiltshire. 795 more words


Truely Beautiful Sections

I thought I would post a choice selection of some rather fine examples of sections.

Now us in the UK (I’ll be honest and admit my shortcomings here, I don’t know where else in the world) dig in verticle stratigraphy, we don’t like to box things unless really difficult/necessary, and in commercial we certainly don’t like to dig in single context. 1,288 more words


A Brief Lesson on Stratigraphy

Stratigraphy: the analysis in the vertical, time dimension, of a series of layers in the horizontal, space dimensions. Often used as a relative dating technique to assess the temporal sequence of deposition (Renfrew & Bahn 2001). 205 more words


Ask a Geologist / Stratigraphy and Fossil Sites

What if paleoanthropologists and archaeologists adopted the visual method of recording and correlating stratigraphy that geologists utilize? Stratigraphy is the sequence of: rock types, formations, time designations for a specific site and lateral correlation with other sites. 103 more words

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