Stefan worked with Professor Beaudry at the Spencer-Peirce-Little site in Newbury and after he got his PhD at U New Hampshire worked for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency in Honolulu (where our PhD Veronica Keyes works) and now has his own consulting business, operating out of the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH. Dr. Stefan […]
‘“We’re now finding that life on the periphery was pretty good,” said Boston University archeologist David Carballo, who discovered brightly-colored paintings over fine stucco on three buildings he began excavating there in July,” David Alire Garcia of Reuters. Read entire article here.
Click here to read the entire article, What can we Learn from ancient peas?
“From this area, there really aren’t very many tombs that are known, except for the royal tombs there,” says Kathryn Bard, an archaeologist at Boston University who was not involved in the work. “That’s why this cemetery is important.” Read the entire article here https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/09/news-800-egyptian-tombs-lisht-middle-kingdom-parcak-archaeology/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=social_experts
If you are a member of the magazine you can read the full story here http://discovermagazine.com/2018/sep/pyramid-dreams Discover Science for the Curious quoted Professor Runnels on their September 2018 issue.
Animal fat on ancient pottery reveals a nearly catastrophic period of human prehistory By Michael Price Aug. 13, 2018 , 3:05 PM, Sciencemag.org Read article: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/08/animal-fat-ancient-pottery-shards-reveals-nearly-catastrophic-period-human-prehistory
Cretan cave art is from the Ice Age Norman Hammond, Archaeology Correspondent April 7 2018, 12:01am, The Times A carving of an extinct deer in the Asphendou Cave on Crete PHILIP SAPIRSTEIN The earliest known Greek art has been identified in a cave on the island of Crete. Depicting extinct animals, it has been found to date […]
BostonTalks, WGBH’s smarter happy hour, brings you a night of drinks and short speaking programs around the theme “Underground.” Listen as speakers share their insights and stories about the underground–both literally and figuratively. Between talks, chat with the speakers over a brew! Click here for additional information. Jade Luiz Historical archaeologist Luiz is a historical […]
The Spain Menorca Field School in Archaeological Heritage Management got a wonderful write up in REVISTA ÀMBIT. Click here for the article. (Spanish only) (pdf)
Edgar B. Herwick III, WGBH Curiosity Desk, interviewed Professor Mary Beaudry, graduate student, Jade Luiz, and alumna, Diana Gallagher, about the dig in the North End that has revealed what might be Paul Reveres’ bathroom. “Privies are like shipwrecks,” said Beaudry, “in the sense that they’re time capsules.” “People would say to me, ‘is that […]