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Amanda Brynn Jun 23
Hey, twitter! Currently packing for field school—for the first time ever—and would love some advice if you've got some! What have been some "must-haves" or "life-savers" for you in the field? Any general tips? Words of caution? Fun stories? I'd love to hear them!
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Otis Gilbert Jun 24
Runes on the back on a lorry, can anyone translate?
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James Green_archaeology redux Jun 24
Slabs lining a pit room at Ruin No. 17 in the Mesa Verde of southwest Colorado (Morris 1919, Plate 58).
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I Olliver-Kneafsey 12h
El-Kab Necropolis home to some important 18th Dynasty tombs.
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James Green_archaeology redux Jun 20
Clockwise: 2 chipped blades or preforms, possible Ledbetter point (ca. 3000-1500 BC) & groundstone ax with bit damage from Coahoma Co., Mississippi (Peabody 1904, Plate 17).
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James Green_archaeology redux Jun 23
Carved gray-brown steatite object 38.42 cm long incised & inlaid with tiny shell disk beads from Sequit Canyon, Los Angeles Co., CA (Burnett 1944, Plate 71). Burnett suggests it might be a torch. Imperfections on the outer surface were filled with asphaltum.
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Kristina Killgrove Jun 24
What The Rise Of Rome Can Teach Us About Politics, Family, And White Supremacy - An Interview with
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Archaeological Conservancy 5h
Underwater archaeologists probe the York River for clues to the battle that won independence
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James Green_archaeology redux Jun 23
Lithic artifacts (pipes, points, drills) on display in 1989 at the Indian Temple Mound Museum in Fort Walton Beach, FL.
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James Green_archaeology redux Jun 17
Cahokia points from the Cahokia, IL, region (Titterington 1938, Fig. 9). The type dates ca. AD 900-1500.
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Vindolanda Trust Jun 19
A lovely Roman tent panel from the Vindolanda excavations found yesterday. We are working our way back into the pre-Hadrianic oxygen free ditches so watch this space for more great organic finds in the next couple of weeks
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James Green_archaeology redux 7h
Replying to @J_Green_505
The feature after lifting it out of the ground. Ready to be placed into a box full of packing peanuts (separated by cloth), then transported to the lab for careful, well-documented excavation, including flotation of all soil.
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James Green_archaeology redux Jun 23
Cahokia area "north mound" on the bluff southeast of Long Lake on the east side of the Mississippi River (Bushnell 1904, Plate 5.1).
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ASU Teotihuacan Lab 6h
Running through last minute packing essentials for Teotihuacan: Water bottle ✅ Sunhat ✅ Sunscreen ✅
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James Green_archaeology redux 5h
Mound F of the Cahokia Mound Group in IL (Bushnell 1904, Plate 3.2).
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BRP Archaeology 18h
No rain yet, so we are back in the trench today!
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CMNH Archaeology 3h
Some interesting discoveries today at site. Our Feature 19-03 is getting deeper with fire-reddened soil and an unusual ring of FCR at about 50 cm below datum. Several Woodland sherds have turned up as well.
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History Press Local 19h
UK veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during the Battle of . The field hospital at Mont-St-Jean was 600 metres north of the frontline. (via )
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James Green_archaeology redux 11h
Quartz & calcareous stone (limestone?) chunkey game stones from the Nacoochee Mound (ca. AD 1350-1600) in northern GA (Heye, Hodge & Pepper 1918, Plate 53).
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hilary calow Jun 24
This little blackbird loved our test pit and all the worms that emerged with the spoil. He stayed with us all day. 😀
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