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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

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September 26th 2012:An Introduction to the World of Geoarchaeology: The Intersection of Earth Science and Cultural Heritage

Over the past half century the domain of archaeology has increasingly migrated into the natural sciences. Geology, in particular, is a likely avenue for examining the nature of archaeological remains, since the earth and soil preserve cultural remains. It follows that an understanding of the composition and transformation of the geological layers that contain archaeology goes a long way in explaining why people lived in certain places and how the evidence of their activities is preserved. Geoarchaeologists can tell us about the processes and environments that account for an archaeological site

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Sarah Sherwood

Sarah Sherwood is currently an Assistant Professor in the Environment Studies Program at Sewanee: the University of the south, where is also serves as the University Archaeologist. She received her PhD from the University of Tennessee in 2001. Prior to coming to Sewanee Dr. Sherwood worked as a consulting Geoarchaeologist and Associate Director for the Archaeology Research Laboratory at the University of Tennessee. She has conducted field work across the Eastern US and overseas in Iceland, South Africa, Western and Eastern Europe. She is currently working in two very different parts of the world, on the Southern Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee and Alabama and in the Balkans of Eastern Europe
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