Every archaeologist is asked, upon someone discovering their profession, what is the best, or coolest, thing you've ever found? What's "cool" to someone else is not cool to others. To archaeologists, though, it's all about the stories.
On today's episode we learn about the differences between artifacts, features, and sites.
I am a huge fan of talking about the past being created in the present, especially in the way examine objects that have travelled through time to reach us right now. Although, this focuses mainly on how we think about these items and their place with our framework of theory; however we often neglect how these items leave our thoughts and the present.
- tristan: @anarchaeologist
On today's episode we're going to learn about historic bottles. What are the parts of a bottle? How are they recorded by archaeologists? How can I date a bottle?
This information is a companion to a video from Professional Certifications for Scientists. Check out there video in the links below.
On this episode, Emily Long defines and describes lithics and the different ways lithics are analyzed.