I Like Archaeology

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    Fascinated By The Past

    The past and its remnants fascinate me. Living in New Zealand, we are surrounded with evidence of the Maori occupation of the country; they've been here for the last 7-800 years, and the physical remnants of their presence is obvious everywhere in the landscape. As for occupation...
    Drena Drena
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2009

    And Not Just Bones and Rocks...

    Historical - human, technological - all the relics and evidence of the past.  Waiting to be found, examined, questioned...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20, 2009

    Easter Island Statue Project

    Easter Island Statue Project ~ http://www.eisp.org
    Azara Azara
    31-35, F
    May 16, 2012

    OUR Past

    Archaeology is the foundation of our past. We discover many mysterys of the ages by using this technology and it is amazing what secrets we can uncover that have great meaning  to our past and also our future. There was once a world that we had no knowledge of and today...
    RESCUE RESCUE
    61-65, F
    3 Responses Oct 10, 2008

    I know nothing about it But I love museums

    and appreciate there hard work.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 6, 2015

    Pharaoh's Helicopter?

    Pharaoh's Helicopter?   There are some very strange hieroglyphics in the Temple of Osiris at Abydos. According to many UFO enthusiasts and Atlantis proponents, these glyphs depict highly developed crafts, specifically a helicopter, a submarine, some form of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 24, 2010

    Past And Present

    We started to write only recently, some 5.000 years ago only.  At the start it was pretty elementary and consisting of pictographic signs but very soon it developed into a very complex and intricate system of tiny abstract straight lines. This in itself is curious and...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    Just Love It

    I just love archeology. In a few years I will be an archeologist and I will finally do what I what born to do. I love the fact that everything we find from the past can help us understand who we are now. Just to imagine that so many people came before us and will come after, it...
    amarilys amarilys
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2010

    Tavern Project

    I am currently working on a tavern built in 1788. Have one year of excavating so far and have found numerous artifacts from many time periods. Most interesting were some "Tear Drop" projectile points dating to the Early Woodland Period (100BC to AD0). All volunteer, but I...
    Gardenfox54 Gardenfox54
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

    I did my school work experience at the

    Southampton Archaeology Unit! I learned lots and had such a great time there. Cleaning alsorts of bones, coins and other artefacts and then leaving them to dry before marking them up to then be recorded.
    LostGirl1986 LostGirl1986
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2015

    Linked To The Past

    I've wandered the Eastern Slopes Of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. When I find an arrowhead, I hold it in my hands and examine it and ponder. I realize that this may me 4, or 5, or 600 hundred years old, maybe even a thousand or more. And I think, Wow some guy made this, it is his...
    1blujay 1blujay
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 7, 2010
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