Scavenger Hunt 2012 Game #5
Fill in the answers to the clues in the grid provided below. Once complete read down the first column to get the name of the first site.
1. Ancient South American culture (4) WARI
2. High point or citadel of an ancient Greek city (9) ACROPOLIS
3. A stone age (9) NEOLITHIC
4. Archaeology is not just terrestrial, it can also be here (10) UNDERWATER
5. This “pattern” deals with the distribution of humans over a landscape (10) SETTLEMENT
6. A word to describe the making of stone tools (8) KNAPPING
7. Archaeologists take part in a dig or ________________________________ (10) EXCAVATION
8. Not far from Stonehenge, this other famous circular feature was not made of stone (9) WOODHENGE
9. Maya goddess of the moon (6) IXCHEL
10. Two word term referring to the Americas (3,5) NEW WORLD
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Identify this site
1. Thought to have been created by the Fort Ancient culture
2. Longest representation of this creature in the world
3. First excavated by a Harvard archaeologist
The letters below are the jumbled name of a famous cave art site in the United States. The name has two words of seven letters each. We have included some clues below to help.
M N A T S E H D C P H A U I
1. Sandstone cave
2. Western United States
3. Cosmological images made by a local Native American group
4. Some European graffiti
5. On the National Register of Historical Places
Using the clues fill in the blanks to get the name of a historical site.
1. First and last letters of Pakal’s kingdom PalenquE
2. First and last letters of the “land between two rivers” MesopotamiA
3. First and last letters of the Inca recording system using knots QuipU
4. First and last letters of Homer’s epic poem (not the voyage one) IliaD
Write the letters in order from first to last
Volunteers are needed to monitor the translations of the International Archaeology Day webpage.
After two years of great success, National Archaeology Day will change to International Archaeology Day for 2013.
The Friends of the Office of State Archaeology in Connecticut acted as a participating partner in National Archaeology Day by sponsoring an Archaeology Fair.