Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: ShortyGU12
What people such as Ray Burke need to understand is a basic concept between real life and Hollywood. Everything that is depicted in Hollywood is taking the facts and somewhat skewing them. People in Wicca sometimes get offended by movies which use the Pentacle for...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Joseph Whalen
Indiana Jones is bad for Archaeology like Braveheart is bad for history. It generates additional interest in a subject that many of our youth have little or no interest in. This interest then sparks research into the subject which these youths would not normally undertake...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Sean Curtis
The reason for asking "Is Indiana Jones bad for Archaeology," I'm assuming, is that the Indiana Jones films tend to misrepresent what it means to be an archaeologist and study archaeology. The films present the field as being full of adventure, danger, violence, and...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Ray Burke
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology?:Archaeology is the search for facts...forget about lost cities and exotic travel...' so said Indiana Jones in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Yet the last part of that sentence typifies Indiana Jones and...
Ancient tombs discovered in Egyptian city of Luxor
By: Christine Zibas
The Antiquities Minister of Egypt Mohamed Ibrahim announced in January 2013 that Italian archaeologists working in Luxor made a new discovery. According to the “Huffington Post,” the Italians discovered tombs more than 3,000 years old beneath the temple of King Amenhotep II...
By: Thomas Rutledge
Revelation from Ancient Trash Dump In the northern part of Egypt a city thrived for more than a thousand years, living, loving, and throwing away 'trash'. In the early 1800's two archeologists stumbled upon the location of the city dump outside the city walls of...
By: Adrian Chu
Alike myriad early cultures, writing was not invented during the time, which the First Americans arrived and settled in the Americas. Therefore, extensive research must be completed to uncover the deep and hidden truth that lie inside many excavations within North and South America.As...
By: Dave Franklin
Thor Heyerdahl came to the attention of the world at large when he sailed a small balsa wood raft from Peru to Polynesia, but to have him tagged as a mere explorer or adventurer is like saying Neil Armstrong liked to travel or Einstein was...
By: John Reynolds
What happens when archaeology threatens the tourist trade?An amateur archaeologist and historian claims to have worked out the real island where Homer's hero Odysseus lived. And it's not the one the Greek tourist authorities have been profiting from for years from Homer buffs and...
Academic paper reviews: The Archaeology of Ancient State Economies by Michael Smith
By: Ashlee Richards
Evaluating Michael E. Smith's"The Archaeology of Ancient State Economies" Michael Smith's paper on the archaeology of ancient state economies identifies the theories and methods utilized in the archaeological study of ancient state economies. His focus encompasses the earliest states throughout the Classical period and beyond...

 

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