Tagged: archaeology

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K-State Anth Alum Discovers Alaskan Mammoth Tusk

Brian Wygal, Associate Professor at Adelphi University in New York and Alumnus of K-State’s Anthropology program (1998) has been conducting archaeological research in the Nennana Valley of Alaska for a number of years. This...

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Careers in Archaeology

The most recent edition (May 2017) of the newsletter of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA Archaeological Record) presents a number of stories about different ways archaeologists have made their career in this field....

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Ireland-Spike Island Program

Spike Island is Ireland’s Alcatraz – a highly fortified prison on an island just off a major port city, Cork.  Prisons today proliferate, but long-term confinement became the dominant means of punishment and social control only in the...

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Summer Archaeological Field School

Its time to consider your summer plans (if you have not already done so), and an archaeological field school may be one productive way to gain some insight in initial archaeological data collection and...

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NPS Feb 2014 Archaeology E-Gram

The following e-newsletter for the National Park Service Archeology Program has a number of brief articles, including links to a series of archaeology webinars, an interview with a practicing archaeologist about their career path,...