By: Norman A. Rubin
Ask almost anyone who has ever volunteered on an archaeological site and they'll tell you it was the experience of a lifetime. Whether you're interested in prehistoric sites, ancient Amerindian remains, early American historical sites, relics of ancient man, there is something in this interesting...
By: Daniel J. Gansle
In May 1994, I graduated from college with a Bachelor's degree in cultural anthropology. But because of a sharp turn in my career path, I didn't pursue a Ph.D. in the field. I did, however, receive a firm foundation in anthropological studies.Deemed "social...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Stephanie Joynes
I remember sitting in the theater and watching Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and was completely freaked out when the bad guys tried to take Indy's heart. I was also 5 years old, and it left an impression on me that followed me...
By: John Sarkis
The story of "Noah's Ark" in The Bible stands as one of the most controversial of all biblical archaeological stories.... All three of the world's great monotheistic religions belief in the ark - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. During the 18thcentury, with the emergence of "The...
By: Mike Romeling
We really can't say much about the building of the pyramids. That's mostly because the Egyptians - if indeed they built them - had almost nothing to say about it themselves. That may be the oddest thing indeed among a host of odd things we...
By: Pamela Kay
Though there are many common themes in new age and biblical archaeology, their methods often differ. While traditional biblical archaeologists have been digging in the dirt, new age archaeologists have been digging through books, exploring new ideas and conducting experiments in labs. They have also...
By: Theresa O'Riordan
Exoarchaeology is a little-known discipline: It can be defined as the archaeology of outer space. Lacking opportunities to conduct digs for artifacts on other planets, those interested in this field have had to rely mostly on the observations of astronomers and the thoughts of conspiracy...
By: Pam Uher
Strange and amazing archaeological digs have given rise to mythical modern adventurers like Indiana Jones, Laura Croft and Benjamin Gates. These characters have captured the imagination of several generations and evoked a renewed interest in archeology and ancient history. This has been a great money...
By: Ralph Lawrence
A SWAMI IN OUR MIDSTNew Age or Traditional Archeology?What are the common platforms? Where does the divergence lie? What stands up against fact or fiction? Does an Indiana Jones type character enhance or detract from a serious and precise science?These questions of romanticism...
By: Pam Uher
No, New Age Archeology is not Dead!God is not Dead!ANDAtlantis has not Been Found!Did that get your interest? If not maybe the next few examples of New Age Archeology might.New Age Archeology is considered by most scholars, scientists and researchers as...

 

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