- Beyond the Valley of the Mastodons and a Visit from Channel 8
- Horse Toe Bones and 14,000 Year Old Human Shit
- Happy International Museum Day!!
- End of a Chapter
- Visit Cahokia
- Student Research Posters, Part 2
- Student Research Posters, Part 1
- Appreciate Your Museums While They’re Around
- Suzanne Eckert Lecture; Telling their story through clay
- Bison antiquus… in 3D!
- Near Fort Sumner, New Mexico Next Week? Why not visit the Bosque Redondo Memorial for some food and history?
- Can We expect to Find Ice-Age Artifacts in the Newly Melting Ice?
- Pleistocene Pecans (Carya illinoinensis)
- Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from the Gault Site available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D
- Preprint of 3D Data Paper for Clovis Artifacts from Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark available on SocArXiv — SELDEN3D
- Solar Astronomy at Stonehenge — Wessex Guided Tours
- Reality of Climate Fluxuation
- Heinrich Events Caused Annual Mass Whale Strandings during the Pleistocene and early Holocene
- 3D Clovis Wrench, Shaft Straightener or Rope Tool — selden3d
- 3D Clovis Blade Core from Kincaid Shelter — selden3d
- In Memoriam: James J. Hester
- Agate Basin Points from Blackwater Draw NHS
- The smoking gun ‘proving ancient man killed woolly mammoth 45,000 years ago’
- Smilodon Tracks in Argentina
- Shelf Life, Part 1
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Category Archives: primitive technology
World’s oldest string found at French Neanderthal site – tech – 13 November 2013 – New Scientist.
A few photos from the Blackwater Draw Atlatl 2013.
Mark your calendar…. October 27th Join us for the 12th Annual Blackwater Draw Atlatl Competition Check back soon for more details and the official poster.
Happy Vernal Equinox. We’re working on some new imagery for the Clovis site. Everybody loves the points. To think that this was probably stuck in the mammoth it was found with over 12,000 years ago.
The recovered portion of the Dover Boat on display. Robin Wood is a remarkable traditional craftsman from Britain. He has recently been involved with replicating the Dover Boat, a Bronze Age ship discovered in 1992 (see the news article here). … Continue reading
In January of 1967, an episode of Star Trek entitled “The Galileo Seven” aired, and caught the attention of Dr. George Agogino, a past Director of the Paleo-Indian Institute at Eastern New Mexico University. In the episode, Spock and his … Continue reading
Sometimes in archaeology things don’t always go as planned, and sometimes the past hides gems under our noses (or boots). Last November, students working with ENMU faculty as a part of an NSF New Mexico EPSCoR grant gained experience in climate change … Continue reading
Clovis points from the Clovis site. These likely all date to a few centuries around 11,000 RCYBP and most were found in association with Mammuthus columbi and a few with Bison antiquus. The Clovis site contained at least 28 mammoths … Continue reading
Score one, possibly a definitive one, for the pre-Clovis people. Below is an abstract from an article by Michael R. Waters et al published in the October, 2011 issue of Science that summarizes his findings concerning a projectile point lodged … Continue reading
This weekend Mastodon State Park, a location of Pleistocene age fossil deposits, in Imperial, Missouri will be featuring “Archaeology Days”. Admission is free and activities include demonstrations on flintknapping, rock art, and clothing manufacture. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity … Continue reading