Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archeology
By: Elizabeth M Young
Indiana Jones is bad for archeology in the respect that he represents an era when rampant thievery, destruction of delicate artifacts and archeological sites, along with a complete lack of respect for the governments and peoples of many nations resulted in nothing less than looting...
Does Indianna Jones help Archeology
By: Ashley Smith - 395862
Indiana Jones might bring more people to archeology but wouldn't bring the right people, the people with the patience to do the job right. For every exciting Jewel or classic book there will be thousands of coins and bits of crockery. The job wont be...
By: Suzanne Rose
One of the most amazing archaeological discoveries of 2010 was the decoding of the Neanderthal Genome. According to the Archeological Institute of America, the most startling bits of news from this study may be that the Neanderthals are not completely gone, or at least their...
By: John Webb
The Crazy Horse Memorial is currently under construction in the Black Hills of South Dakota approximately 17 miles from Mount Rushmore. Construction began on the mountainside monument in 1948, under the direction of Korczak Ziolkowski, a Polish American sculptor. Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear initially...
By: Tim Harry
The discovery in 2010 of the Tomb of Hecatomnus, was not widely reported, even though it was one of the year’s top archaeological discoveries. Archaeological discoveries though are, as a general rule, underreported, unless there is a large financial aspect involved with the discovery...
Introduction to the three-ages system of archaeology
By: Abby Way
The three ages system of archaeology works by dividing human prehistory (the time period before written history evolved) into three distinct ages, based on the technological advances civilization made. The civilizations best categorized as such are European and Mediterranean; however, other civilizations are sometimes described...
By: Adam Dorado
We can ascertain that the great pyramids are not the product of Egyptians, but the culture of the predecessors of the Ancient Egyptians since the Egyptians were former slaves of the Babylonians who most definately built the pyramids and told the Egyptians, in our belief...
The difference between anthropology and archaeology explained
By: Christine G.
People often confuse anthropology and archeology. The words seem similar, and the two fields overlap. Archeology is one of the sub-fields anthropology. The other three sub-fields are cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, and linguistics. Physical and cultural anthropologist often make use of archaeological techniques to collect...
By: Lee Caleca
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Collinsville, Illinois, North America Some experts believe something particularly dreadful may have occurred at Cahokia because there are no legends, no records, and no lore among local tribes. The people who lived in the area were a native civilization believed...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Todd Pheifer
I hate to break this to you, but Indiana Jones is a FICTIONAL character. While media certainly influences our perceptions of reality (art imitates life) we must be reminded of the fact that entertainment is about entertaining, not educating. This isn't to say that film...

 

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