Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XVI

Posted on September 13, 2012

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The weekly list of archaeology/archaeology related blogs is back. As always a full list of the blogs can be found here. If there are any that I have missed please let me know.

To start out this week-

microburin- populating the mesolithic: http://microburin.com/

Spencer Carter’s entertaining blog about his Mesolithic research based in NE England

Anthropology Gallery- http://anthropologygallery.wordpress.com/

Katie Jacobson’s blog. Fun fact, katie is the co-administrator of a Facebook page called “People Against Spike TV’s American Digger”.  If you haven’t already, you should check it out!  https://www.facebook.com/pages/People-against-Spike-TVs-American-Digger/193110227460512.

Her blog is pretty great too.

The Subversive Archaeologist- http://www.thesubversivearchaeologist.com/

Welcome to the virtual-reality playground of the ditched and fameless. Providing a much-needed check on mythopoeic archaeological inference, but also on occasion commenting on the important discoveries of the day. Every effort is made to keep the invective to a dull roar. Best plug your ears!

Bad Archaeology-Leave your common sense behind…: http://badarchaeology.wordpress.com/

Bad Archaeology is the brainchild of a couple of archaeologists who are fed up with the distorted view of the past that passes for knowledge in popular culture. We are unhappy that books written by people with no knowledge of real archaeology dominate the shelves at respectable bookshops. We do not appreciate news programmes that talk about ley lines (for example) as if they are real.

LOVE this blog. If only more people read their work.

Archaeology Dude-http://www.archaeologydude.com/

I’m a Rust Belt Industrial Archaeologist. I don’t have a TV show, I won’t tell you what something is worth. I don’t have sponsors or funding. Instead I lead a ragtag team of archaeologists, professionals, students, and volunteers on a mission to try and piece together the shattered remains of the past…