A Blog by an Anthropology Student
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 theseContinue reading “Extinction of megafauna”
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 firstContinue reading “Music”
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.
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 ancientContinue reading “Chimney Rock National Monument”
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 theContinue reading “Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi”
Not everyone assumes that graffiti would be part of archaeology, but it is. When you think of archaeology you would assume its pots, buildings, arrowheads, figurines, rock art, simply put physical objects. I would argue that isn’t true, because from what I have learned is that it is anything human made that leaves a mark.Continue reading “Graffiti”
We can’t not talk about arrowheads. Since the beginning of people being on this side of the Earth arrowheads have been made, used and found. You wouldn’t think this is super interesting but it actually. It is a hard thing to make too. When you have arrowheads you want them to last a very longContinue reading “Arrowheads”
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