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Use the links along the top AND sides to find out how archeologists work, how to set up a site and record what you find, what an archeology lab is, what to look for and how to catalog it. This site has some great ideas for starting your own excavation, reading a landscape, and analyzing assemblage.
Barry Cunliffe tells how, aged nine, his first encounter with Roman remains in a Somerset field determined his ambition to become an archaeologist. - See more at: http://www.historytoday.com/barry-cunliffe/digging-joy#sthash.Rd3XuQG7.dpuf
How can archeologists find ancient footpaths deep in the jungle under a thick canopy of trees and vegetation? Thermal infrared imaging holds the key. Looking down on the jungle with infrared satellites, two hundred miles of ancient roads were mapped in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.
The Richard Beene site near San Antonio, Texas is the location of an archeological dig that tells the story of Texas' past. Find out how the site was discovered and why archaeologists chose to dig there.
Archaeologists examine a humanlike skeleton excavated from a cave on Flores Island in Indonesia that turned out to be an adult woman of extremely small stature,and studies evidence to the discovery of a race of small humans 12,000 years ago.
Presents information about significant archaeological sites around the world and features computer-aided reconstructions of what the ancient cities, tombs, objects, buildings, and settlements may have looked like in their own time.
Explores the history and culture of ancient Greece; and examines major archaeological sites including buildings constructed during the age of Pericles and ancient treasures, wall paintings, statues, and other artifacts.
Examines the science of glaciers and looks at some of the discoveries of the past that have been made as the ice masses move and melt, including the preserved frozen remains of Otzi, the oldest human mummy ever found in ice, believed to be at least 5,300 years old.
Looks at what has been learned about ancient Egypt through the study of archaeological sites and historical records, discussing the tomb of King Tut, the decoding of hieroglyphics, pyramid builders, and other topics.