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  NPS Archeology Program: Interpretation for Archeologists
Archeologists were already a constant presence as they performed compliance work prior to the installation of new utilities and wells.
The archeologists also clued the interpretive staff in, even though they were not directly involved in the project, so they could also answer visitors’ questions.
One weekend, the archeologists oversaw an archeological sandbox for kids to dig in that was modeled on a trench.
www.cr.nps.gov /archeology/IFORA/caseLongfellow.htm   (619 words)

 Indian Mounds Mystify Archeologists
Archeologists continue to comb what is now the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, looking for clues that will tell them what happened here -- why the city and its culture vanished and why the people who lived here built more than a hundred earthen mounds, many of which are still scattered across the countryside.
Archeologists have found that a large building -- 105 feet long, 48 feet wide and about 50 feet high -- was once positioned on top of the mound.
Archeologists believe other bodies buried near the ruler are the remains of those who were sacrificed to serve him in the next life.
www.rense.com /general58/indianmoundsmystify.htm   (1171 words)

 Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. - Reports Online: In Consideration Of Archeologists Serving Industry, Cultural ...
An archeologist who declares that all the sites he has located in a survey were found to meet the National Register criteria for significance has only to document his evaluation in reference to the theoretical and substantive concerns of an area.
A professional archeologist must be expected to produce a product that goes far beyond a set of minimal standards and he should not object to have a peer review his or her work.
Archeologists are legally responsible for their work but far too frequently, the archeologists who are responsible are not held accountable.
www.crai-ky.com /education/reports/consideration.html   (3434 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Middle East / Archeologists uncover pool believed to be site of Biblical miracle
The archeologists are slowly digging out the pool, where water still runs, tucked away in what is now the Arab neighborhood of Silwan.
In the last four months, archeologists have revealed the pool's 50-yard length and a channel that brought in water from the Silwan spring.
Archeologists believe the pool is under the thick green covering of an overgrown vegetable garden and several large trees.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2004/12/24/archeologists_uncover_pool_believed_to_be_site_of_biblical_miracle   (595 words)

 Sassanids Used Commercial Labels: Iranian Archeologists
On one of them, you could see two abstract figures from the Sassanid court, indicating the goods were dedicated to the royal family,” said Yussef Moradi, head of the excavation team.
The labels are in the form of two seals engraved on earthenware vessels and are discovered on the top layer of soil near the northern gate.
Archeologists hope to unravel bureaucratic relations of the era.
www.payvand.com /news/04/aug/1199.html   (485 words)

 NOVA | Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land | Remote Excavation | PBS
The simplest of the remote-sensing techniques that archeologists use, aerial photography allows experts to discern aspects of a site that may be invisible from the ground, such as floral patterns, the layout of large monuments, and traces of old walls and roads.
While in the field, archeologists use GIS on their laptop computers to fashion and manage detailed site maps, and they can combine the results of remote-sensing tests with spatial maps of the region created with the aid of Global Positioning System units.
Archeologists drill small boreholes into the ground to eavesdrop on these sound waves and measure their tonal shifts.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/scrolls/tools.html   (889 words)

 ABC News: Mexican Archeologists Find Rare Sacrifice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Archeologists announced the find Friday and said the bones represented a rare instance of child sacrifice to the Aztec war god.
Unlike other children sacrificed to bring rain or appease the gods, this one was killed as part of a building inauguration, in a sort of grim cornerstone ceremony.
MEXICO CITY Jul 22, 2005 — Archeologists digging through an Aztec temple say they've found a rare child sacrifice to the war god, a deity normally honored with the hearts or skulls of adult warriors.
abcnews.go.com /International/wireStory?id=969397   (441 words)

 Archeologists to Unearth Ancient Egyptian City
Archeologists say they soon expect to unearth other artifacts and unlock the secrets of the sun-cult city of On buried beneath today's suburbs of Ain Shams, which means "eye of the sun" in Arabic, and the adjacent area of Matariya.
Archeologists hope the 2.44 million-square-foot plot -- the largest designated for excavation in the area to date -- will boast extensive remains of temples and libraries of philosophy, astronomy and mathematics said to have been frequented by scholars such as Aristotle, Plato and Pythagoras.
Archeologists now say that the current work in east Ain Shams and the promise of future projects in the west of the suburb, would help draw the complete picture of On's past while respecting the city's present.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/740831/posts   (1073 words)

 Salaries by Job Title: Anthropologists And Archeologists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Archeologists study relics from the past to recreate cultures and history.
Archeologists examine artifacts, or objects from the past, to explain history.
All archeologists, whether they participate in a dig or study pieces in a private collection, do their analysis in a lab.
www.iseek.org /sv/46001.jsp?id=193091   (919 words)

 Archeologists Discover 4,600 Year Old Pyramid In Peru
With all of history a stage, the ancient mysteries of Egypt have long stood in the spotlight as a favorite of young and old who marvel at the preservation of its remnants and the unfolding of its monumental role in the development of human civilization.
A team of archeologists have been digging in the remote Peruvian desert near the farming village of Caral.
But thanks to the unusual building methods of the Peruvian pyramid builders, archeologists on the project were able to get a confirmed carbon dating analysis which will lay to rest most skepticism raised by the professional community.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/ufos_paranormal_mysteries/69896   (498 words)

 Career: Archeologists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Many people think archeologists spend their time uncovering dinosaur bones or ancient burial tombs.
Archeologists who work for state or federal agencies help manage and protect areas that hold artifacts.
In Minnesota, employment for archeologists is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2012.
www.iseek.org /sv/13000.jsp?id=100244   (2121 words)

 Archeologists uncover ancient
According to Hawass, archeologists have long searched for Eyuf's tomb because he was such an influential figure.
In the 1930s, archeologist Ahmed Fakhry discovered the tomb complex where many of Eyuf's servants were buried.
Since the tombs were reopened, archeologists have been crawling, climbing and digging through the 90 square-metre maze.
www.exn.ca /html/templates/printstory.cfm?ID=2000052455   (711 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Archeologists recount actions of bold looters
Albuquerque, who served for 14 months in Iraq, recognized that the man might be one of the legions of illegal art dealers who have smuggled thousands of artifacts from the country since US troops captured Baghdad in 2003.
Relating the encounter to archeologists who gathered in Boston yesterday, she said she reported the man to the military.
Archeologists who have worked to recover stolen artifacts and rebuild damaged sites shared their findings about the dire situation of Iraq's rich collection of antiquities at a session yesterday of the Archeological Institute of America.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2005/01/09/archeologists_recount_actions_of_bold_looters   (477 words)

 What is Archeology?
Archeologists are like detectives of the past, unearthing clues about past events.
Archeologists carefully excavate through layers of soil, peeling back through time as they move along, letting the ground reveal it secrets.
Archeologists look for cultural resources and record information about the terrain, soil, and the history of the artifacts, buildings, and people.
www.hartgen.com /SUCF/archeology/archeology.html   (621 words)

 The Jakarta Post: Archeologists unearth 7 menhir at Buddhist temple, JAKARTA POST@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A group of archeologists from the Bandung Archeologists Council and the Serang Historical Heritage Conservation Office have unearthed seven menhir, which symbolize men, at a temple site in Bojongmenje, Cangkuang Rancaekeke, some 25 kilometers southeast of Bandung, West Java.
Tony Djubiantono, the head of the Bandung Archeologists Council, said on Tuesday that the findings were beneficial to tracing the historical background of a temple found by locals on Aug. 18.
Four archeologists, assisted by 13 diggers from the surrounding area, started the excavation on Monday.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:67132462&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (189 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Mexico -- Mexican archeologists uncover rare child sacrifice to war god
MEXICO CITY –; Archeologists at Mexico City's Templo Mayor ruins announced on Friday the discovery of a rare child sacrifice to the Aztec war god, a deity normally honored with the hearts or skulls of adult warriors.
The find came almost by accident last month, as archeologists dug a test trench at the edge of a temple on the crossroads of two major thoroughfares in the ancient city of Tenochtitlan, the name the Aztecs gave to the city they founded in 1325.
Victims had their hearts cut out or were decapitated, shot full of arrows, clawed, sliced to death, stoned, crushed, skinned, buried alive or tossed from the tops of temples.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/mexico/20050722-1313-mexico-childsacrifice.html   (699 words)

 Archeologists discover St Paul´s tomb
Vatican archeologists believe that they have identified the tomb in Rome´s St Paul Outside the Walls basilica, following the discovery of a stone coffin during excavations carried out over the past three years.
An initial survey enabled archeologists to reconstruct the shape of the original basilica, built early in the 4th century.
The Vatican archeologist said that Church officials would now have to decide whether to undertake further explorations around the tomb, to make the sarcophagus more visible.
www.cathnews.com /news/502/107.php   (790 words)

 Solo-Ops > Archeologists make historic discovery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Archeologists have long and often times looked for evidence of Odysseus on modern Ithaca, but never found anything significant from the Bronze Age.
In 1991, a tomb of the type used to bury ancient Greek royalty was found near the hamlet of Tzannata in the hills outside Poros.
Gerasimos Metaxas, an author and amateur archeologist who gladly shows visitors remains of the ancient city call and innards of the tomb, was defeated for reelection as governor when he began promoting the Poros-as-Ithaca idea in Greek publications.
www.soloops.ipbhost.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t40307.html   (975 words)

 SudanTribune article : Archeologists in Eritrea target unfunded ’rescue excavations’   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MENDEFERA, Eritrea, Dec 5 (AFP) — In Eritrea, archeology is a race against the clock, to prevent numerous new constructions and their bulldozers from destroying the rich cultural heritage of the Horn of Africa nation.
He said that because of their low budgets, archeologists in Eritrea give priority to the sites threatened by imminent constructions, with the operations being dubbed "rescue excavations".
Archeologists at the site work under intense heat, holding drawing boards, copying details they have observed from different strata they had uncovered, where in some areas, bones were visible and in others only bits of pottery.
www.sudantribune.com /article_impr.php3?id_article=6851   (532 words)

 KIDS Only?-Ask Dr. Dirt-I Want To Be an Archeologist!
Many avocational archeologists also study archeology in college or go back to school later in life to learn more.
Serious avocational archeologists often become experts in their local area or on a particular topic that interests them.
But most archeologists spend only part of their time doing field work (remember—that's digging).
www.texasbeyondhistory.net /kids/ask1.html   (827 words)

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Many archeologists need extensive training in order to understand how to use their equipment properly.
Once archeologists retrieve ancient artifacts, those items have to be cleaned and preserved.
Archeologists do a lot of work to make sure that they do not do further harm to the artifacts.
www.st-agnes.org /~dcrank/student/EVAL4A.HTM   (235 words)

 ClassZone: Algebra 2 - Links and Updates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Archeologists may spend a considerable amount of time doing fieldwork, which may be conducted on the ground or in the air.
Archeologists also rely on aerial photographs, which reveal variations in soil color and vegetation density, to identify the location of potential sites.
Statistics are important to archeology because archeologists may compile and analyze large amounts of data gathered during their fieldwork.
www.classzone.com /larson2000/algebra2/common/chapter6/eld_careerl5.cfm   (361 words)

 NPS Archeology Program: Interpretation for Archeologists
Archeologists as interpreters increase the public’s understanding of the ways archeological resources enrich the telling of the stories of our nation.
We can build on visitors’ curiosity about archeology and archeologists by engaging with them in dialogue about the meaning of the past to the present and their role in stewardship and the proper protection of the resources.
Interpretation for Archeologists is for archeologists who are interested in learning more about interpreting archeological resources for the public.
www.cr.nps.gov /archeology/ifora/intro_2.htm   (586 words)

 My Schoolhouse Interactive Learning
Archeologists are scientists who study the remains of past civilizations.
Archeologists begin to collect evidence at a spot where people might have lived and worked.
Archeologists remove each layer by hand, using many kinds of tools, from shovels to dentist instruments.
www.myschoolhouse.com /courses/O/1/5.asp   (258 words)

 French archeologists
AMMAN, April 22 (AFP) - French archeologists have unearthed a perfectly preserved head of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius in the ancient Nabatean city of Petra south of Jordan, the head of the mission told AFP Thursday.
The head of the 2nd century AD Roman leader who was also known as the "good emperor" or the "philosopher-king" was found in the Qasr al-Bint area of Petra, a Nabatean city famous for its rose-red temples dug in the rock.
The head is 50 centimeters (20 inches) high and 35 centimeters broad, or twice life size.
www.meta-religion.com /Archaeology/Mesopotamia/french_archeologists.htm   (300 words)

 Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Mayor, university team face charges on Huluga case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MAYOR Vicente Emano and several archeologists from the University of the Philippines (UP) would be facing legal charges and a petition for a hold order against their ongoing excavation activities at the Huluga Caves and Open Site.
Burton clarified that the UP archeologists and Neri visited her office not to invite her and the HCA group to be part of the Huluga excavation team.
She believes that the UP archeologists' visit and excavation contract was actually a way of spiting her and their group and to tell them that UP archeologists are better than they are.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/cag/2004/11/04/news/mayor.university.team.face.charges.on.huluga.case.html   (798 words)

 CBC News:Archeologists show Saxon treasures from Dark Ages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Archeologists call the king the "Prince of Prittlewell." Northing remains of the king, who was buried in a wood-walled grave.
The king's grave was discovered intact beneath the streets of Prittlewell, in the English Channel port of Southend, about 55 kilometres from London.
Southend was of interest to archeologists before the dig, a pre-construction site survey.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2004/02/05/saxon040205   (330 words)

 CBC News: Archeologists uncover 2,400-year-old golden mask   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Archeologists in Bulgaria say they have discovered a 2,400-year-old golden mask that was likely made for a monarch's funeral.
Bulgarian archeologists unearthed this 2,400-year-old golden mask in a tomb of an ancient Thracian king.
Besides the mask, archeologists also found a golden ring showing a rower, and many bronze and silver vessels, the newspaper reported.
www.cbc.ca /story/science/national/2004/08/20/mask040820.html   (255 words)

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