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.
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
Sort of. Roman factory archaeology: Ancient Roman Oil Lamp ‘Factory Town’ Found Italian researchers have discovered the pottery center where the oil lamps that lighted the ancient Roman empire were made. Evidence of the pottery work... Read Post
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