On today's show we talk to two archaeologists that have organized an amazing outreach system that they're using in the mid-west. It's called the Artifact Roadshow and it's a place where people can bring in their finds and have them recorded and evaluated. It's a great tool for public outreach and can be modeled anywhere.
Chris Webster sits down with Edward Harris and Cinzia Perlingieri at SAA2017 to talk about the Harris Matrix - a stratigraphic model that allows archaeologists to see time on archaeological sites. It is based upon the unravelling of the stratification of the site, its surfaces and strata, to compile the stratigraphic sequence of a site; the essential task of the excavating archaeologist. Listen to this illuminating episode for more!