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Archaeology 101: What We Find

Archaeology 101: What We Find

Dirt. Archaeologists primarily find dirt, dirt, and more dirt. Many people engaging in archaeology for the first time are surprised at how much dirt we move over the course of an excavation, and rightfully so. But archaeologists do find quite a few other things, and they talk a lot about what they’ve found. So what is it that we look for in archaeology, and how do we categorize our finds?

Trenches and Grids: How do Archaeologists Dig?

Trenches and Grids: How do Archaeologists Dig?

There are many things that go into excavation, many of which I will discuss in future posts. For right now, though, let’s talk about general excavations strategies.

Globetrotting

Globetrotting

Globetrotting: An Archaeologist’s Photo Journal is a collection of 50 of my favorite shots that I have taken over the past ten years. Many of them come from work I have done as an archaeologist or anthropologist, and some are just plain cool. Check it out on amazon and let me know what you think!

Sunset in Cebu

Sunset over the Pacific from Boljoon, Cebu, Philippines (taken in June 2011).

Globetrotting: A Photo Book

Globetrotting: A Photo Book

Globetrotting: An Archaeologist’s Photo Journal is a collection of 50 of my favorite shots that I have taken over the past ten years. Many of them come from work I have done as an archaeologist or anthropologist, and some are just plain cool. Check it out on amazon and let me know what you think!

Philippines 2011 Photo Gallery

Philippines 2011 Photo Gallery

Bunches of photos from when I went on a dig in the Philippines, May 2011.  Feel free to leave comments, especially praise 😛

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