Archaeologists

Some articles on archaeologists, archaeologist:

Syro-Palestinian Archaeology - Practitioners - British and European
... European archaeologists also continue to excavate and research in the region, with many of these projects centered in Arab countries, primary among ... Italian archaeologists were the first to undertake joint missions with Palestinian archaeologists in the West Bank, which were only possible after the signing of the Oslo Accords ...
Commercial Archaeology - As A Profession
... Whereas the organizations that take on rescue archaeology contracts are stable entities, the archaeologists who perform the actual field work are, in the main, an army of ... "Shovelbum" is a play on one of the more polite names which professional archaeologists call each other when they enter the field of rescue archaeology and move from excavation to excavation ... For professional field archaeologists the Shovelbum phase of a career is now considered a rite of passage ...
Machalilla Culture
... Archaeologists focus on the unusual cemeteries of the Machalilla, in which bodies were settled beneath a ceramic turtle shell, and on their ceramic work in general, which represented ... Archaeologists have also excavated ceramic pots, pitchers, whistles, candlesticks and human figures from Machalilla digs ... According to archaeologists Betty Meggers and Clifford Evans, the Machalilla culture was altered by Mesoamerican contact until it blended into the Chorrera culture ...
Spit (archaeology) - Terminology Origins
... Spit is an old English word which archaeologists have adopted/continued using – it means a spade depth, though archaeologists no longer dig spits in spade depths ... American archaeologists use the term arbitrary or artificial level ...
Spit (archaeology) - Excavational Use
... The excavation of sites in arbitrary levels was a product of archaeologists excavating for interesting things and structures rather than trying to reveal the strata of an ... As Sir Mortimer Wheeler put it Australian archaeologist John Clegg comments "Prehistoric archaeologists at Cambridge in the 1950s were taught to dig in spits if there was no section ... use of arbitrary levels and Wheeler's critique is discussed by American archaeologists Hester et al ...