BU Archaeologists Explore Turkey, and Blog About It Team sends timely reports from the Gygaia Projects This summer, a team led by two Boston University archaeology professors has been working hard on an archaeological dig in Turkey, and when they’re not digging, they are blogging about digging. The Gygaia Projects—codirected by Christina Luke, a College […]
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By Tess Davis. Video by Devin Hahn. Photo by Josh Andrus Archaeologist Tess Davis spent 10 years documenting the plunder of Cambodia’s ancient temples and working for the return of the country’s looted antiquities. Click here to read the Bostonia article, the basis of this interview.
Nami Shin (CAS’15) and John Marston, a CAS archaeology and anthropology assistant professor, examine ancient seeds from Turkey, which can yield clues to agricultural norms during the Iron Age. Photo by Cydney Scott. Click here to see.
Today the site is a National Historic Landmark, and thousands of artifacts excavated from it more than two decades ago were haphazardly stored in 50 boxes at Boston’s City Archaeology Lab, just down the street from Brook Farm, where they sat untouched. BU Today Article read more here.
Dr. Francisco Estrada-Belli discovers a Maya pyramid, Holmul Archaeological Project/PACUNAM, Guatemala
PRESS RELEASE Francisco Estrada-Belli (Holmul Archaeological Project/PACUNAM) Maya temples and tombs give new insights into Maya history GUATEMALA CITY— A Maya pyramid beautifully decorated with a rare polychrome- painted stucco frieze was unearthed in July 2013 at the site of Holmul, a Classic Maya city in northeastern Peten region of Guatemala. The find came as […]
294 Steps to Class BU archaeology course teaches memorials’ meanings aren’t set in stone 10.25.2012 By Rich Barlow Class by class, lecture by lecture, question asked by question answered, an education is built. This is one of a series of visits to one class, on one day, in search of those building blocks at BU. Sweating, panting, […]
Franco Rossi and Aviva Cormier find fragment of a human skull at the Professor William Saturno site in Xultún, Guatemala. Click here for the BU Today article dated 08/09/2012.