Category Archives: Archaeology

Visit Cahokia

This should be on the “bucket list” of anyone interested in America before the Europeans.  It is an enormous prehistoric city across the river from present-day St. Louis.  Even though much has been lost through carelessness, development, and the ravages … Continue reading

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Student Research Posters, Part 2

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Originally posted on the Virtual Curation Laboratory:
This past Wednesday, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (VCU UROP) sponsored an undergraduate research poster symposium.  Among those presenting at the VCU UROP symposium were students in my Visualizing and Exhibiting…

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Student Research Posters, Part 1

Originally posted on the Virtual Curation Laboratory:
by Bernard K. Means This past Wednesday, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (VCU UROP) sponsored an undergraduate research poster symposium.  Among those presenting at the VCU UROP symposium were students in…

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Appreciate Your Museums While They’re Around

Here are a few facts on this fun graphic.  Print and share!

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Suzanne Eckert Lecture; Telling their story through clay

Upcoming lecture at ENMU.

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Bison antiquus… in 3D!

When Dr. Selden was scanning pottery and artifacts from the collections earlier this year he took time to record a few of the spectacular bones from our many kills at the Clovis site. Here is a movable 3D scan of … Continue reading

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Near Fort Sumner, New Mexico Next Week? Why not visit the Bosque Redondo Memorial for some food and history?

It’s a remarkable and important place in American history. I would suggest it as a visit by anyone traveling in the West. This special event will give even more perspective. http://www.bosqueredondomemorial.com/  

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Can We expect to Find Ice-Age Artifacts in the Newly Melting Ice?

Our friends at Secrets of the Ice have some answers… The melting of mountain ice in recent years has led to the recovery of artefacts dating back to the Stone Age. The finds appear to be getting older and older … Continue reading

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Pleistocene Pecans (Carya illinoinensis)

Originally posted on GeorgiaBeforePeople:
The pecan tree is 1 of 17 species of hickory trees.  Hickories are native to North America and Asia and formerly occurred in Europe, but Ice Ages, beginning about 2.5 million years ago, wiped them out…

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Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from the Gault Site available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D

Preprint of 3D scan data for selected artifacts from the Gault Site (41BL323) in Central Texas, USA, available on SocArXiv. via Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from the Gault Site available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D Save

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Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D

Preprint of 3D scan data for selected artifacts from Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark (LA3324), New Mexico, USA available on SocArXiv. via Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D … Continue reading

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Solar Astronomy at Stonehenge — Wessex Guided Tours

Originally posted on Stonehenge News and Information: Most people are aware that Stonehenge is somehow aligned to the annual movements of the Sun. Each year thousands of pilgrims, druids and party-goers gather in celebration, hoping to witness the most famous … Continue reading

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