Virtual Field School Episode 5. How to set up and use the dumpy level, and why we do all those weird calculations with the readings! This is essential field knowledge for any archaeology student, so swot up before you go, or use it to remind yourself what you have been doing out in the field.
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The latest in ArchaeoDuck's 'Meet the Archaeologist' series. Dayanna Knight is a talented artist and expert in Viking identity. Find out about how she combined her talents to create an educational and fun resource - 'The Viking Coloring Book' LINK TO FREE DOWNLOAD: https://www.dropbox.com/s/fvc9olkugu0jhuo/D%20Knight-%20Archaeoduck%20handout%20adjusted.pdf?dl=0
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'Meet the archaeologist' continues, with the fascinating Lauren McIntyre. Learn all about human osteology via decapitated Vikings and underground crypts. Find out what the job is really like (hint: it's nothing like 'CSI' or 'Bones') ... and what YOU can do to get into it.
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Part 3 of ArchaeoDuck's 'Meet the Archaeologist', with Robyn Lacy, a cultural heritage specialist and historical archaeologist. Learn about the daily life of an archaeologist, and about the study of built heritage. Find out more about Robyn on her Twitter and blog pages: twitter.com/robyn_la spadeandthegrave.wordpress.com
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Why do we study stuff? What's the point in 'material culture studies', when we have texts to guide us? Can things really have power over us, and 'tell' us what to do? Find out in this video, which includes some of the arguments I make in a lecture on material culture studies for first year students at Newcastle University.
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