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Crowdfunding Archaeology: Ancient Roman DNA Project

Kristina Kilgrove, aka @BoneGirlPhD has an excellent project on RocketHub, looking for funds: This is the second archaeological project I’ve seen this year bypassing the traditional means for funding research (the first being the Maenander Project by Colleen Morgan, via Kickstarter; Colleen’s fundraising was successful, btw). It only makes sense. Archaeology is exciting.
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DNA archaeology

Academics / Archaeology : ArchaeoBlog (4 years ago)

DNA Testing on 2,000-Year-Old Bones in Italy Reveal East Asian Ancestry Researchers excavating an ancient Roman cemetery made a surprising discovery when they extracted ancient mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from one of the skeletons bur... Read Post

Digventures, Flag Fen, and Crowd-everything archaeology

Academics / Archaeology : Electric Archaeology (2 years ago)

On 29th February 2012, DigVentures, a social enterprise dedicated to funding sustainable archaeology projects, launched a 60 day funding round for Europe’s first ever crowdfunded and crowdsourced excavation, on the iconic Bronze Age... Read Post

IfA conference

Academics / Archaeology : Wessex Archaeology News (23 hours ago)

Wessex Archaeology was exceptionally well represented at this years’ Institute for Archaeologists’ conference Research in Practice in Glasgow. At the ‘Creating Research Communities for Maritime Archaeology’ session, Peta Knott and J... Read Post


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