Anthropocene – great news for archaeologists

December 14th, 2020 komentáre: 0

In December 2020, Nature published a study claiming that the amount of man-made goods (i.e., artifacts) exceeded the amount of natural biomass. I do not intend to assess the validity of such a statement (the article also sources data and method of calculation), rather I would add a few archaeological considerations: pokračuj / entry »

All about stats charts and curves

October 6th, 2020 komentáre: 0

Have You ever seen curved archaeological trench?

October 4th, 2020 komentáre: 1

If not, behold… pokračuj / entry »

Just another cheap attempt of etnoarchaeology – a Gypsy hut in 19. century…

September 28th, 2020 komentáre: 0

… somewhere in Hungaria.

Thinking stratigraphy 03. Deposits, traces and Rene’s advice.

September 26th, 2020 komentáre: 0

When distinguishing types of stratigraphic units, I have always respected the principle defined by Harris: stratification units are the result of deposition events, ie. deposit = pouring (deposition) of material, negative = excavation (removal) of material, structure = location of the structure dividing the stratigraphy on independent stratigraphic branches. pokračuj / entry »