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  • A Day in Pompeii

    A Day in Pompeii

    A scene from the 3D movie used in the “A Day in Pompeii” Melbourne Museum Exhibit http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/WhatsOn/exhibitions/adayinpompeii/Pages/default.aspx Exhibition now closed 19 December 2009 – 25 April 2010 There is still lots of information on website.

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  • The REAL 10,000 B.C.: Utah’s and Idaho’s First Inhabitants

    The REAL 10,000 B.C.: Utah’s and Idaho’s First Inhabitants

    Dr. Bonnie Pitblado presented highlights of her Rocky Mountain Paleoindian Research Program, an ongoing, multidisciplinary effort to unravel the mysteries surrounding the earliest residents of northern Utah and southeastern Idaho, 12,000 to 8,000 years ago. Dr. Pitblado explained how she has built her research program with the help of local farmers and ranchers, what she has learned about the indigenous people who colonized our region, how she expects her research to develop in coming decades, and why such a seemingly […]

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  • Episode 70: Museum of Ontario Archaeology

    Episode 70: Museum of Ontario Archaeology

    Katie Urban gives us a tour of the Museum of Ontario Archaeology Aired: February 23, 2012 Host: Kevin Cougler Guest: Katie Urban

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  • Bosnian Pyramids 2012

    Bosnian Pyramids 2012

    The biggest mystery for me is how so many people go with only the promise of digging rock  . So not archaeology – so not a ancient pyramid, so much more worrying that real archaeology suffers as a result.

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  • Mann-Simons Archaeology Project

    Mann-Simons Archaeology Project

    The Mann-Simons African American Archaeology Project was started in 2005 by Jakob Crockett (University of South Carolina—Columbia) in partnership with Historic Columbia Foundation. The primary objective of the archaeology is to determine how the material culture of the Mann-Simons family varied in relation to changes in both family structure and Columbia’s social environment throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. At its most abstract, the primary goal is to understand the ways in which the material world is implicated in the […]

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  • Archaeological Excavation at Rådhuspladsen, Copenhagen

    Archaeological Excavation at Rådhuspladsen, Copenhagen

    Memories of the archaeological excavation carried out at Rådhuspladsen, Copenhagen, between January 2011 and August 2012; with emphasis on the archaeologists that gave their all… Directed, filmed and produced by Krister Kam Tayanin (Copyright). Music by Tim Eriksen, Riley Baugus and Tim O’Brien ‘I wish my baby was born’ (traditional).

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  • Puglia in augmented reality – APP

    Puglia in augmented reality – APP

    Interesting and imaginative use of augmented reality – what is impressive is the smooth and well considered experience.   worth considering for other projects?

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  • Deciphering ancient scripts in Mesoamerica

    Deciphering ancient scripts in Mesoamerica

    Brandeis Anthropologist Javier Urcid specializes in the study of extinct scripts, material culture, and forensic remains. An expert in the classroom and in the field, he guides students through rigorous inquiry as they study the rich collection of artifacts in Brandeis’ Center for Material Research.

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  • Megalithic building archaeology in the north-western part of France by Florian Cousseau

    Megalithic building archaeology in the north-western part of France by Florian Cousseau

    Presentation done during the IVth meeting of the European Megalithic Studies Group by Florian Cousseau, PhD Student, University of Rennes 1 www.emsg-rennes.jimdo.com

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  • Chambers, cairns and funerary practices in the Neolithic chambered tombs of western Europe

    Chambers, cairns and funerary practices in the Neolithic chambered tombs of western Europe

    Presentation of the IVth meeting of the European Megalithic Studies Group by Chris Scarre, Professor and Head of the Department of Archaeology at Durham University. www.emsg-rennes.jimdo.com

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  • The world’s oldest bra.

    The world’s oldest bra.

    Underwear dating back to the 15th Century found in Austrian castle. Archaeologists have found what they say could be the oldest bra in the world in a medieval castle in Austrian city of Nikolsdorf. The bra looks remarkably similar to modern-day garments and dates back to the 15th Century.

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  • MAYA 2012: An Archaeological Perspective

    MAYA 2012: An Archaeological Perspective

    Watch for more information on the landmark MAYA 2012 Penn Museum exhibit, opening May 5th, 2012. For more information, including ticketing, visit: www.penn.museum/2012

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  • Survey Test Pits

    Survey Test Pits

    A large part of the work a CRM Archaeologist does is survey. Spaced 50ft apart, the archaeologist digs a series of holes approximately 35-40cm in diameter down into the sterile sub-soil. The archaeologist screens for artifacts and makes careful notes of the soil levels, called strata, measuring depth, soil color and texture. Doing a large, random sample of STPs in an area can give an archaeologist an idea of what cultural material might be in the soil.

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  • Dig Hungate: the Deep Pit Field office, Summer 2008

    Dig Hungate: the Deep Pit Field office, Summer 2008

    A Dig Hungate Update Film, with field archaeologists working on recording data on plans, context cards etc. One of an ongoing set of videoblog updates from the Hungate site at York. (Part 4 of 13) Playlist link – http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL57BCC21AD54B4A85 — Study ‘Archaeology: the science of investigation’ wth the OU http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/sa188.htm Explore qualifications in History with the OU http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/arts-and-humanities/history/index.htm

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  • Dig Hungate: offset planning in Block H2, Summer 2008

    Dig Hungate: offset planning in Block H2, Summer 2008

    A Dig Hungate Update Film, with field archaeologists working on the measurement of a feature in the Deep Pit, Block H2. One of an ongoing set of videoblog updates from the Hungate site at York. (Part 5 of 13) Playlist link – http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL57BCC21AD54B4A85 — Study ‘Archaeology: the science of investigation’ wth the OU http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/sa188.htm Explore qualifications in History with the OU http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/arts-and-humanities/history/index.htm

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