Today, April and Chris talk about their skills as archaeologists and how they translate to the real world. Can identifying artifacts in the field help you in another aspect of your life? What about writing? Accuracy? Project Management?
I met up with Dr. Monty Dobson, creator of the TV series, America From The Ground Up, now in its second season. We spoke at the Society for Historical Archaeology Meetings in St. Charles Missouri in January of 2019 about his production studio and what it takes to make good TV for archaeology.
So, Megan Fox likes archaeology and wants to tell us all about it. Well, our host Chris Webster has a few things to say about that. They're, surprisingly, not all bad. Check out the show if you haven't - it won't be on for long.
Similar in technology and acoustic style to the xylophone, lithopones are rocks that have been used to make music and sounds for thousands of years and all over the planet. Long and usually skinny, lithophones are rocks that are either natural or have been shaped to produce certain sounds or notes. On today's episode we talk to Marilyn Martorano about her research into lithophones in the American Southwest.
- REPORT: Archaeological Assessment of Lithophones of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and the San Luis Valley, Colorado
- Lithophones from the San Luis Valley, Colorado: Utilizing Sound as a New Functional Dimension for Ground Stone Artifact Analysis and Interpretation (PDF)
- Lithophone Video 1
- Lithophone Video 2
- Lithophone Video 3
- Lithophone Video 4
- Lithophone Video 5
- Chris Webster