Category Archives: archaeology

Time for a post about interesting things, some of which you can participate in! If you are in the Southampton area, there’s a project about dexterity in flintknapping:With motion capture. How cool is that! If you’re more on the other … Continue reading

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The sun is shining, it’s cold outside, and here are things from around the Internet! There’s a project on indiegogo to get a Mini-Mill from Canada all the way to Iceland, to spin the wool from local sheep into nice … Continue reading

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Aarhus University Press has another free e-book of the month that might be of interest for you: Things from the Town. Artefacts and Inhabitants in Viking-Age Kaupang. It’s a thick volume with its 485 pages, listing many different items. The … Continue reading

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Continuing from yesterday, for your amusement wants and procrastination needs – more links! To things! The Atlantic has a piece about how the current incentives and structures make science worse, not better – The Inevitable Evolution of Bad Science. Textilis … Continue reading

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Can you guess what has accumulated during the last two weeks? Right. Links. Lots and lots of links about various topics… which means my browser has so many tabs open right now that it even scares me (and I’m nigh-undauntable … Continue reading

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Routledge Publishing is doing a “Themes in Archaeology” thing, and they have finished setting up their themes now. To celebrate, the articles under these groups are free to read until April 30, 2017 –you can find the theme collection here. … Continue reading

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In Peru, cotton textiles have been found that are the earliest evidence for indigo dyeing to date – about six thousand years old. Both the LA Times and the Smithsonian Magazine have an article about these finds. It really is … Continue reading

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