A Blog by an Anthropology Student
Archaeology and the Public
One of my classes this semester is Archaeology and the Public. This is going to be an interesting class. Questions for everyone. Why should people major or become professional in Archaeology? If you were to major in it what do you think parents would think? And what is the value of archaeology? For me it…
Classes this semester
Well another semester is about half way over. I am taking 4 classes this semester 3 of which are really interesting. The one that is possibly one of the most interesting classes is because of the lab associated with it. The classes is called Lithic Technology. Lithic technology is basically anything having to do with…
Extinction of megafauna
Alright it’s time for another post guys. So I wanted to post about the extinction of the megafauna in the US hundreds of years ago. Megafauna basically just big animals that weren’t dinosaurs. They were mostly large mammals like wooly rhinos, mammoths, land sloths, saber tooth’s, and more. So what was the cause for these…
The Seelie and Unseelie Courts
The seelie and unseelie courts of Scottish fairies are a particular feature of the folklore of that country; the clear separation of the faes into …The Seelie and Unseelie Courts
Sorry it has taken me so long to start blogging again. I want to start doing it every week again.
So Maddie and I have been listening to some really amazing music lately. Music by the bands Heilung, Wardruna, and SKÁLD. These three bands can be considered Scandinavian folk bands with hints of metal. I would love to focus on Heilung and SKALD. Heilung’s band members are from Denmark, Norway, and Germany. We were first…
Alright so now that I’m a month in to school I’m realizing that I’m really busy so I think I will hold off of posting so that I can focus on school and such. So I think I will start posting again during winter break between semesters. Thanks again guys for supporting the blog.
So school starts next week. I might have to go to every other week or something like that to make sure I am focusing on school. I also wanted to say thank you everyone for being so supportive about this journey. It means a lot to me.
Chimney Rock National Monument
There are a lot of rocks out there that look like different things. For Chimney Rock it is just the same. It is a bunch of rocks stacked together that look like a Chimney. This is located in the San Juan Mountains in southeastern Colorado. “Chimney Rock covers seven square miles and preserves 200 ancient…
Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi
Today’s topic is something different but still fun. It also one that is in Asia and is a little more known. This tomb is the home of the Terracotta Warriors. This tomb is found in Shaanxi, China. The tomb is for the first emperor of China. He is important for many reasons. He was the…
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