archaeology

  1. Ajathashatru

    Archaeology Updates (India)

    This thread is intended to serve as a newsletter on important archaeology updates from the Indian subcontinent. Finds of any importance, small or big may be posted here. Images are highly entertained. Happy posting! :)
  2. Romaneagle

    Academic Guidance What Sort of Classes Should I Take to Get A Master's Degree in Archaeology?

    I will be starting college soon, and the pressure is on to find out what I need to achieve. I would like to minor with a Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies, and Major with a Master's degree in Archaeology (focus on classical- mainly Rome/Roman Army). What sort of classes should I take? (PS-...
  3. K

    3.000 years of history in kite aerial photos

    Šilentabor archaeological site, upper Pivka valley, Slovenia. From early Iron age to the Romans, from Ottoman incursions to armies of Napoleon. Hope you find it interesting! :)
  4. Kookaburra Jack

    Dura-Europos domus ecclesiae? Archaeology, Iconography & MSS

    It may be of interest to discuss a number of aspects of archaeological, iconographic and manuscript discoveries that have been made in the last century at Dura-Europos. Perhaps one way to start this is to provide a brief background. Dura-Europos Dura-Europos (Greek: Δοῦρα Εὐρωπός), also...
  5. R

    Career Guidance Paid archaeology jobs/research projects

    Hello all, I am seeking PAID employment or research projects in Italy. Nowadays, for the "privilege" of participating in archaeological excavation, even the volunteers are required to pay for their very modest accomodation and meals for the duration of the dig, as well as contributing hefty...
  6. Kiara

    Career Guidance I need tips for pursuing Archaeology

    I am close to entering college and I'm going to be studying Anthropology first and then get a transfer to a University with a good Archaeology program. I have done some research on tips for starting Archaeology but more tips is always helpful. I also want to know what I can do to be around other...
  7. D

    Prehistory, Controversial Archaeology, Visitors From Space

    Is this guy bunk or is there some real in it? Zecharia Sitchin Books | List of books by author Zecharia Sitchin Idea that Earth was visited from space, knowledge imparted, etc. When Time Began book by Zecharia Sitchin
  8. mnsr

    Painted Grey Ware - connecting archaeology with textual records and legends.

    Painted Grey Ware was an Iron Age culture that existed from 1200 BC - 600 BC. It was mainly spread over what we now call Harayana and Uttar Pradesh in India. B.B. Lal identified this with Later Vedic Period and Mahabharata. Here in this thread we will try to connect the dots between...
  9. L

    Carthaginian Archaeology on Armour

    Hello, I've seen so little about Carthaginian armor and helmets especially. I do have knowledge that after Hannibal's victories, soldiers would loot Roman lorica squamata and their montefortino helmets. I'd like to see what has been found in Libya and around Carthage's lands in North Africa from...
  10. Earl_of_Rochester

    The Archaeology of Video Games & 'Cool Britannia'

    I've had a few days off work being ill and found myself playing the games of my youth for the sake of entertainment. This experience left me thinking about the halcyon days of the 1990s, am I looking at them through rose tinted glasses or was there really a cultural renaissance in Britain at...
  11. Guaporense

    Selinunte archaeology news

    Archaeologists Unearth ?Greek Pompeii? in Sicily - History in the Headlines Incredible site. Never hear of it before specially considering it was a major city.
  12. K

    Academic Guidance Seeking advice

    Hello, I am a final year student of history in glorious eastern Europe university. I am a few months shy of having to sustain my bachelor's thesis and i am in a bit of a pickle… I want to write the thesis in the domain of medieval archaeology but I find myself in trouble of making my mind...
  13. W

    History or Archaeology ?

    Is understanding the meanings of Egyptian symbols as well as ancient symbols part of history or archaeology ?
  14. bsbray

    A submerged monolith in the Sicilian Channel - Journal of Archaeological Science

    Some very interesting stuff coming out in the September issue of Journal of Archaeological Science about a find off of the coast of Sicily, where sea levels were lower around the end of the ice age, and at least one megalith has been discovered. A submerged monolith in the Sicilian Channel...
  15. Earl_of_Rochester

    Is Archaeology a Science?

    Does Archaeology come under Science or History? Is it really that Scientific? Are Archaeologists really Scientists? Answers on a pottery fragment. -Rochester
  16. ghostexorcist

    Tracking the Cat: The Biography of a Nazca Water Pot with Feline Motif

    Note: I would like to thank Prof. Mark Peterson, Chair of the Miami University Anthropology Department, for giving me permission to post scans of department archival material. Tracking the Cat: The Biography of a Nazca Water Pot with Feline Motif By Jim R. McClanahan Museum goers learn basic...
  17. okamido

    Daily Dose of Archaeology: 5.0

    Stone-age Italians defleshed their dead | Science/AAAS | News
  18. L

    Vedic Swastika : History, Archaeology and Tradition

    Swastikas are found across globe and adored in almost all ancient cultures however the definition of Swasti and Swastika with mandate to use in travels and rituals are only found in Vedic Aryans, The widespread finding of Swastika indicates Aryan expansion in every corner of the world, A...
  19. L

    Vedc Swastika : History, Archaeology and Influence On Other Civilizations

    Swastikas are found across globe and adored in almost all ancient cultures however the definition of Swasti and Swastika with mandate to use in travels and rituals are only found in Vedic Aryans, The widespread finding of Swastika indicates Aryan expansion in every corner of the world, A...
  20. D

    Acorns in archaeology

    In my last post I talked about Oaks and how useful they were and are to people. The last thing that I said in my last post is that acorns had been eaten by humans since at least late Paleolithic times right up to modern times, and that I would write about acorns and acorn eaters in my next few...