Blog Profile / A Hot Cup of Joe


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Filed Under:Academics / Anthropology
Posts on Regator:127
Posts / Week:0.3
Archived Since:October 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

9.7 MYA Teeth from the Miocene Force Archaeologists to Rewrite Human History! Or not.

In the last week, the interwebs have been all abuzz for me about the 9.7 million year old teeth that were recovered in Eppelsheim, Germany. [...] The post 9.7 MYA Teeth from the Miocene Force Archaeologists to Rewrite Human History! Or not. appeared first on Archaeology Review.

The Rama Setu, the Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, and Cultural Landscapes

Between India and Sri Lanka is a thin strip of land that stretches from Pamban Island in India to Mannar Island in Sri Lanka. It’s [...] The post The Rama Setu, the Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, and Cultural Landscapes appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Yonaguni: Monumental Ruins or Natural Geology?

Just a few dozen meters off the coast of the island of Yonaguni in Japan, which is situated very near Taiwan and considered the southwest-most [...] The post Yonaguni: Monumental Ruins or Natural Geology? appeared first on Archaeology Review.

The Value of Context in Historical Archaeology

In business, people often say the three most important things to remember are 1) location, 2)location, 3) location. If you were to replace the word [...] The post The Value of Context in Historical Archaeology appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Historic Monuments and the Fredericksburg, VA Slave Block

In Fredericksburg, Virgina, on the corner of William and Charles, sits a concrete (or is it limestone?) cylinder. Perhaps less than 2 feet tall, maybe [...] The post Historic Monuments and the Fredericksburg, VA Slave Block appeared first on Archaeology Review.

The Solar Eclipse and Archaeology

On August 21, 2017 there will be a total eclipse of the sun by the moon. Something that is getting a lot of hype as [...] The post The Solar Eclipse and Archaeology appeared first on Archaeology Review.

A Review of Jaime Maussan’s Alien Mummy from Peru

The following is a quick look at a strange but popular story making its rounds on the internet, mostly in Facebook. I have no doubt [...] The post A Review of Jaime Maussan’s Alien Mummy from Peru appeared first on Archaeology Revie...

The silliness of Rhesus negative blood and aliens, gods, nephilim, etc.

Going around and around the internet are memes-usually from people like Robert Sepehr (who claims to be an “anthropologist”)-about how there’s something significant about people [...] The post The silliness of Rhesus negative blood and aliens, gods, nephilim, etc. appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Great Pyramid and the Speed of Light

A recent video posting by Brien Foerster on his YouTube channel prompted me to post a reply on behalf of a friend, that included information [...] The post Great Pyramid and the Speed of Light appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Non-Human Fetus? Nope, as Human as You

On various social media websites, Brien Foerster has begun advertising a new video you can rent on Vimeo. In some of the comments defending assertions [...] The post Non-Human Fetus? Nope, as Human as You appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Top 20 Archaeology Blogs by Google Rank

I was curious about how Google ranked the top 20 blogs about archaeology, so I did some searches. Here’s the results of the most basic, [...] The post Top 20 Archaeology Blogs by Google Rank appeared first on Archaeology Review.

130,000 year old Californians?

This is a review of an article that just ran in the journal Nature, titled, “A 130,000-year-old archaeological site in southern California, USA.” The core of the [...] The post 130,000 year old Californians? appeared first on Archaeology Review.

8 Mysteries of the Ancient World That Aren’t So Mysterious

1. Mysterious eight-sided Great Pyramid? If you look at the Great Pyramid from above, particularly when the light is just right, you might see what looks like [...] The post 8 Mysteries of the Ancient World That Aren’t So Mysterious appeared first on Archaeology Review.

The Temple of Karnak and Possibly its Worse Tour Guide

I found myself somewhat amused by Brien Foerster’s video that highlights a few moments of a tour he guided in Luxor, Egypt at the Temple [...] The post The Temple of Karnak and Possibly its Worse Tour Guide appeared first on Archaeology Review.

The Elongated Skulls Mystery Really isn’t a Mystery at All

In this article, I’m doing something a lot of archaeologists aren’t necessarily comfortable with: showing the remains of an indigenous people, in particular: their skulls. [...] The post The Elongated Skulls Mystery Really isn’t a Mystery at All appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Photographs are not Data

With the advent of modern digital photography, it’s easy to take as many photographs as you want. No film to process means no film buy [...] The post Photographs are not Data appeared first on Archaeology Review.

A Misrepresentation of Two Sarcophagi by Brien Foerster

Brien Foerster is clearly ignorant of genuine archaeological method and theory. He took a video of two Egyptian sarcophagi at the Penn State Museum in Philadelphia recently [...] The post A Misrepresentation of Two Sarcophagi by Brien Foerster appeared first on Archaeology Review.

Beg, Borrow, and Steal: The Archaeologist’s Lament

Ask any archaeologist what they consider the most iconic tool of the archaeological trade and they’ll probably say the trowel. And many an archaeologist has [...] The post Beg, Borrow, and Steal: The Archaeologist’s Lament appeared first on Archaeology Review.

From Believer to Skeptic. A Personal Account of Critical Thinking.

On a summer evening in 1974, when I was just 7 years old, I witnessed an event that would ultimately change my life. Not a [...] The post From Believer to Skeptic. A Personal Account of Critical Thinking. appeared first on Archaeology Review.

The Dilemma of the Metal Detector Hobbiest and Archaeology

There have been a few articles in online media recently that highlight the relationship possible for metal detector hobbyists and archaeologists where the recreational metal [...] The post The Dilemma of the Metal Detector Hobbiest and Archaeology appeared first on Archaeology Review.

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