Making Historical Archaeology Visible: Community... →
This. If there’s one thing that the controversies surrounding the Diggersand American Digger reality shows have taught us, it’s that the general American public still does not know how to tell the difference between historical archaeologists, and the treasure hunters who are currently on their TV screens. Furthermore, this lack of public knowledge helps to make our protests sound like the “ivory...
The show "Diggers" conducted an illegal dig on a... →
There are two essential questions that help me get through my day as an archaeologist. 1. Why is that like that? Everything around you is the way it is for a reason. If something doesn’t match the expected natural state, then clearly something has happened to it. This change could be natural or cultural, a single event or multiple, but something has happened. What happened? Some things...