By Suzanne Marie Taylor My name is Suzanne Marie Taylor, and I am from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I am currently an MA student at Birkbeck University, studying Archaeological Practice. My background is in theatre, but because of my love for the archaeological site of Philip Henslowe’s 1587 Rose Playhouse, I decided to pursue my... Continue Reading →
Today's panel discusses the wild world of pseudo-archaeology. The regular panel is joined by Stephanie Halmhofer at Bones, Stones, and Books, and Sara Head from Archaeological Fantasies to discuss the nature of pseudo-archaeology, how to identify it, what to do when you see it, and how we as archaeologists can combat it. Pseudoarchaeology with Stephanie
Click here to listen to the episode on the APN or you can download the episode from iTunes: It's hard to believe that it has been two years since we started this podcast! We hope you enjoy our reminiscing over our favorite episodes and our hopes for the podcast in the future. *PLEASE NOTE: All... Continue Reading →
Future plans and fond memories!
By Kirsten Lopez Textile manufacture is a unique craft in that it involves fabrication, or the addition of materials as it is made, rather than the removal of materials, as when creating stone tools or pottery. The process of making the item is recorded in the movements and materials used (Camp 2016). Textiles here include... Continue Reading →
What can you do to combat psuedo-archaeology?
On this episode, the hosts return to one of their favorite topics - the amazing women who have helped make archaeology the field it is. We'll talk about some of our personal heroes, women who definitely don't get enough credit, and how archaeological drawing is super hard and becoming somewhat of a lost art. History... Continue Reading →
More great archaeologists!
Do they have squirrels in Scotland? Maybe you enjoy in depth discussions about ancient ceramics. In today's episode we discuss one of the myriad of sub-fields within archaeology, with zooarchaeologist Alex Fitzpatrick. We cover what zooarchaeology is (in short animal bones), how it has been used to learn about humans and the world in the... Continue Reading →