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 »

A church buried in stratigraphy in almost original state

May 24th, 2020 komentáre: 0

Northwest Bohemia is a strange piece of land. Mordor of the Czech Republic, the place from which the people moved the Germans after the war and destroyed the original landscape by coal mining and the construction of chemical plants. pokračuj / entry »

A cheap attempt at archeoethnography

March 8th, 2020 komentáre: 0

Looking at an old photograph (1930s) of this gypsy settlement in eastern Slovakia, I wonder what Barca and other prehistoric calves looked like in the Bronze Age of the North Carpathians.

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Two agricultural traditions in past century…

December 21st, 2019 komentáre: 0

The past century in Bohemia has been reflected mainly in the agricultural and landscape practice remnants of blanket collectivization, pokračuj / entry »

kde som / where am i?

práve si prezeráš landscape kategóriu v ďobo-CADzone, true men don't kill coyotes and use AutoCAD….