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Ever wondered how you find an archaeological site? Or how archaeologists decide where to dig and test what might still be preserved in the ground? Then this is your chance to learn more about the "geo" subfields of #archaeology! Join us on Weds, Sept 9 at 1:30pm for a unique take on the geomorphology, #history, and significance of a 19th century freed #slave settlement in middle of Central Park, Manhattan. Hear more from Dr. Suanna Crowley, aka Dr. Dirt, on a geoarchaeological approach to understanding the history of #SenecaVillage in the years that preceded the Civil War. Email info@massarchaeology.org to get on the Zoom invitation list!
#science #geoarchaeology #NewYork #Massachusetts #digMass
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It's not too late to sign up for tomorrow afternoon's Diggin' In episode. Join MAS and the RSPeabody Institute on Wednesday, Aug 18 at 1:30pm for a conversation with Dr. William Farley of Southern Connecticut State University and SCSU Anthropology. We will be looking at #archaeobotany and the archaeological interpretation of ancient plant evidence from sites in New England. Drop an email to info@massarchaeology.org to get on the Zoom invitation list!
#science #history #culture #archaeology #Massachusetts #Connecticut Office of State Archaeology, Connecticut Conference on New England Archaeology (CNEA)
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Next up! Wednesday, August 5 at 1:30pm join us for a discussion of LiDAR and the insight that high definition mapping technology brings to archaeological research. Hear more from Dr. Katharine Johnson, Research Associate of NC State University NC State Sociology & Anthropology Undergraduates & Alumni for a talk on how to see beneath the forest canopy of #NewEngland and into its #history and land use patterns. More details? Email info@massarchaeology.org.
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Our friends at the Pilgrim Hall Museum are hosting MAS Trustee Linda Coombs who'll be giving a talk called "Wampanoag Ancestors.""Wampanoag Ancestors" with indigenous educator Linda Coombs presents deep-time histories of Native experience in Plymouth on a virtual tour of historic Burial Hill, streaming live this Saturday, August 1st from 1 to 1:30 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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