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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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Digventures, Flag Fen, and Crowd-everything archaeology

Academics / Archaeology : Electric Archaeology (3 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

Dealers Again: "No Evidence of Trade in Ancient Artefacts Funding ISIS" (2)

Academics / Archaeology : Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues (16 hours ago)

The International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art claims they have "proven" that there is 'No Evidence of Trade in Ancient Art Funding ISIS' (Basel, November 25, 2014). Their published argument is, to put it mildly, weak and b... Read Post

Maryport Roman Settlement Excavation Yields New Finds

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe (6 months ago)

T he Hadrian's Wall Trust's research and community archaeology project at the Maryport Roman settlement - directed by Oxford Archaeology North and funded by philanthropist Christian Levett - is revealing new evidence and raising mor... Read Post

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