Tuesday, December 31, 2002

ARD allows the user to look and see if a particular book has been reviewed by someone and posted. You can search by title, author, or subject.

ARD - Anthropology Review Database

Monday, December 30, 2002

This is a group devoted to 20th century artifacts. Along the left side are links to dating guides for beer cans, bottles, aluminum, cirgarettes, and other trash. You can join this group to discuss these sort of artifacts.

20th Century Artifacts

Friday, December 27, 2002

Here are links to sites about archaeological theory and methods. There is a large section on dating techniques, statistics, genetics, and equipment.

Theory and Practice.
This is a great site for links to archaeology sites and associations, journals, GPS, digital mapping, GIS, and historic archaeology sites.

Historic Archaeological Research Links

Thursday, December 26, 2002

Pump clips are those tags attached to beer pumps in bars that identify the beer by name and/or brewery. Many are plastic, but others are enamel or ceramic.

Pump Clips

Tuesday, December 17, 2002

This center runs a field school, has a Visiting Scholar program, does field research, and does a publication series.

Center for Archaeological Investigations
And here is another page about the French colonies in America.

Fort de Chartres III, Prairie du Rocher, Illinois
Fort de Chatres was the center of French control in Illinois in the early 1700's. Here is the official page...

state of illinois - section
The Virtual Jamestown Archive is a digital research, teaching, and learning project.

Virtual Jamestown

Wednesday, December 11, 2002

Here is the Society for American Archaeology's Archaeology & Public Education Newsletter. It has articles about excavations, news about upcoming workshops for teachers, archaeology conferences, and other information. The Winter issue has just been published, with the Spring issue due out in early March.

SAAweb - Archaeology & Public Education Newsletter

Thursday, December 05, 2002

Everything you ever wanted to know about clay tobacco pipes! Actually, on Spanish Colonial sites, pipes are a marker that Anglos were present. The Spanish (and later Mexicans) smoked rolled cigarettes.

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