Archaeology/Archaeology Related Blogs to Read XIX

Posted on October 12, 2012


Back after a little break is a new round of Archaeology/Archaeology related blogs to read. The full list of all (not all but quite a few) archaeo blogs can be found here.

First up, is a great blog that I just found out about last week-

MEMSAP: Dispatches from the Field: On the ground with the Malawi Earlier-Middle Stone Age Project –

The Malawi Earlier-Middle Stone Age Project (MEMSAP) is an ongoing research agenda aimed at understanding changes in human technology, subsistence, and demography from the late Middle Pleistocene to the early Upper Pleistocene (circa 310 – 128 thousand years ago). Our members include students and professional scientists from Africa, Australia, Europe, and the United States. Fieldwork opportunities with MEMSAP are available through an annual field school operated by the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) and are open to students internationally.

Another brand new blog-

My year as a CBA community archaeology placement at Archaeology Scotland-

Hi everyone, I have just graduated from the University of Manchester (2012) having been a (not so) mature student! I was lucky enough to apply for one of twelve Council for British Archaeology (CBA) training placements and was offered the position at the host organisation Archaeology Scotland. My year in community archaeology starts now!

China Heritage Watch: A spotlight on Chinese archaeology & cultural heritage-

The China Heritage Watch blog is managed by an amateur archaeologist and linguaphile with a keen interest in East Asian studies, Chinese archaeology, and cultural heritage management. On this blog, you will find news articles on archaeological discoveries and cultural heritage issues, book reviews, links to educational resources, and photographs.

A bone to Pick-

I’m a Canadian-born bioarchaeologist working primarily in Egypt and Turkey these days. I’ve also worked in Italy, England, Sudan, Mexico, Canada and the US. After years of leading a semi-nomadic existence, my wife and I have recently settled in Oxford. My doctoral research focused on the use of dental morphological traits to assess the biological affinities of a Late Roman Period skeletal population from the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. My other research interests include:

  • Human osteology
  • Paleopathology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Mortuary archaeology and the anthropology of mortuary rituals

archaeologyuos: Dr Mike Nevell – Head of Archaeology – The Centre for Applied Archaeology-

Mike Nevell is a landscape and industrial archaeologist with more than 25 years experience. He is the author of many books on a wide variety of archaeological topics, and an occasional contributor to Channel 4’s Time Team. Mike is currently Head of Archaeology at the University of Salford, where he run’s the Centre for Applied Archaeology which focuses on landscape and industrial archaeology research, community engagement and professional training and consultancy.