Scavenger Hunt 2013 Game #2
This puzzle is now closed.
Whether it is the number of ceramic sherds uncovered at a site or the dimensions of an exposed structure, archaeologists on excavation projects or in labs are constantly measuring and counting things. This week's puzzle deals with numbers connected to archaeological and historical sites and discoveries. You may need a calculator for this one!
a) Take the length of the Shang Dynasty as determined by the Xia–Shang–Zhou Chronology Project.
b) Subtract the year of La Entrada at Tikal.
c) Divide by the number of rulers on Altar Q.
d) Subtract the dynasty in which Khufu ruled.
a) Take the length in miles of the most heavily fortified border in the Roman Empire.
b) Multiply by the number of languages on the Behistun Inscription.
c) Subtract the year of the deadly amphitheater collapse in Fidence.
d) Divide by the number of antediluvian rulers of Sumer.
a) Take the height of the Colosseum in meters.
b) Multiply by the last 2 digits of the year in which the first recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America's Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement was born.
c) Subtract 2 times the year that "Lucy" was discovered.
d) Add the year that the first university museum in the world opened.
Result (Part 1/Part2/Part3): 7/24/1911
What happened on this date? Hiram Bingham discovered Machu Picchu
Project Archaeology at the Beaverhead Museum hosted a teacher/student Archaeology Day for the region.
International Archaeology Day at the ROM gave museum visitors the chance to explore archaeology around the world
The AIA Spokane Society celebrated the 2013 International Archaeology Day over two days, with lectures and workshops