Archaeology and Indiana Jones
By: Dale Charleston
ITS JUST ENTERTAINMENT! The Indiana Jones character and of course the four movies are all pure fiction that has placed the Jones character into some heated, hostile and dangerous situations where the life of himself and his companions are often balancing on a metaphorical tightrope...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Let us be clear: There is no archaeological evidence for the existence of any place called Atlantis. There is no city remains, no walls, not even a potshard that has anything to do with the mythical Atlantis. The sole and primary source for the legend...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Lenna Gonya
Many students shudder at the thought of studying history and science. They start out with the opinion that all history is dry and boring, and anything dealing with one of the sciences is extremely uninteresting and difficult. Anything that gets them curious about the past...
Chinese archaeology: An overview of Emperor Qin's terra cotta army
By: Orchid Wei
In 1974, the world was stunned with the chance discovery of a garrison of terracotta warriors in battle-ready formation spread out amongst a number of pits in modern day Xi’an. They are the visual and organizational ingenuity of the First Emperor of China, Qin...
How the new Stonehenge was found and where it was discovered
By: Nick Ford
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have found a satellite henge close to the world famous Stonehenge. The researchers were just nine days into a four year project,. They anticipate further discoveries. The discovery was made by the Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project. using non invasive...
The role of remote sensing in archaeology
By: Poppy Sunderland
Archaeology is the study of the physical remains of past human societies. Archaeologists look at both upstanding monuments (for examples, buildings that are clearly visible) and sub-surface remains (material found in the earth that has been gradually covered over as time progressed). The use of...
Indiana Jones Archaeology does Indiana Jones Give Archaeology a Bad name
By: T. Scott Randolph
While I have voted yes that Indiana Jones is bad for archaeology it is a double edged sword. When you have a young student that wants to be an archaeologist, they watch the various movies and believe that is what archaeology is all about. They...
By: Irrira Rikki
Sub-disciplines in archeology have their own rules, but our Earth - and their survivors - deserve the honorable way in which all branches of this science should be conducted. Ethical conduct has a place in all sub-areas of anthropological values. Critical analysis of inquiry raised...
Human evolution: A timeline
By: T.S. Garp
There are some discrepancies in the Christian Bible timeline versus the evolution timeline by the scientific community. This is a constant debate in the creation-evolution controversy which disagrees on when the universe, the Earth, and human beings were created. The birth of Homo sapiens The...
Archeological evidence suggest origins of 'first' Americans
By: Author Name Withheld 349
Everything that is accepted as fact regarding the first humans in North America is upon further evaluation, just theory. The explanations are full of “probably,” “likely,” “accepted,” and other terms that translate into a simple “we’re not...

 

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