NEW FEATURE: VOTE & EARN NEATOPOINTS!
Submit your own Neatorama post and vote for others' posts to earn NeatoPoints that you can redeem for T-shirts, hoodies and more over at the NeatoShop!


10

Let’s Get To Know More About Archaeologists

Have you ever wondered how archaeologists work? You probably have asked yourself questions like “how do they know where to dig?” or “what tools do they use?” before. Gabriel D. Wrobel and Stacey Camp reveal to us the answers to these questions, over at Atlas Obscura. For now, here’s the answer to the first question.

The simplest and oldest identification method is a pedestrian survey: looking for evidence of human activity, either on unstructured strolls or when walking in a grid. Unless the evidence is crystal clear – like those broken pots – such surveys usually need a trained eye to read the clues.

Check out the rest over at the site.

(Image Credit: Walkerssk/ Pixabay)


Newest 1
Newest 1 Comment

Start New Comment Thread...

Commenting on Neatorama will earn you NeatoPoints!

Preview Comment
Start New Thread Post Your Reply

This reply comment will earn you 100 100 NeatoPoints !


 




Email This Post to a Friend
"Let’s Get To Know More About Archaeologists"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.

 

Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More