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Project Archaeology Book Club

Project Archaeology Book Club

To celebrate the New Year, Project Archaeology is trying something new, a book club! Here's how it will work:   The Project Archaeology staff have planned out many exciting new blog series for the New Year. With each series, we will be introducing a book to read for...

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Climate Change and Archaeology: What Can You Do?

Climate Change and Archaeology: What Can You Do?

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator In this series, we looked at different elements of climate change and worked to better understand how they affect archaeological sites. Sea level rise threatens to sweep away coastal sites, erosion can bury underwater...

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Climate Change and Archaeology: Sea Level Rise

Climate Change and Archaeology: Sea Level Rise

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator The oceans on our Earth are massive, encompassing over 70% of the planet. Poets and sailors have spoken to the vastness of the oceans for thousands of years, and anyone who has had the privilege of being on a ship at...

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Climate Change and Archaeology: Erosion

Climate Change and Archaeology: Erosion

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator It is easy to forget that land is in the minority on our planet. The ocean covers 70% of Earth, and the remaining 30% is not all habitable thanks to impassable mountain ranges, scorching deserts, or icy shelves. With so...

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We’re Having Mashed Potatoes

We’re Having Mashed Potatoes

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator This year has brought many changes to everyday life. Unfortunately, upcoming holidays like Thanksgiving will also look very different for most Americas. 2020 has been difficult for many, and though Thanksgiving is often...

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Pandemics of the Past: Tuberculosis

Pandemics of the Past: Tuberculosis

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is an infectious bacterium that has been around for millions of years. Though scientists and archaeologists speculate that it has been capable of infecting humans since approximately...

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Witch is it: Trick or Trowel

Witch is it: Trick or Trowel

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education CoordinatorHalloween may seem like a silly American holiday, but it has ancient origins. Halloween is not American; it originated in Europe. Celtic people created this holiday around 2000 years ago and celebrated by wearing...

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