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Marquette Archaeology Bingo

October 1, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W Spring St
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Archaeology Bingo Scavenger Hunt We’re yelling “Bingo!” across Marquette County! This year is the 10th anniversary of International Archaeology Day. Out of thousands of participants, Marquette Regional History Center is thrilled to be one of 45 world-wide Long Term Collaborators listed by the Archaeological Institute of America. Yet, this […]

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Ohio Archaeology Month (Virtual)

October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am - October 31, 2020 @ 11:30 pm

The Ohio History Center’s annual Archeology Day moves online and expands to a full month! Meet Ohio archaeologists and explore archaeology through special Archaeology Month programs, presentations, and activities, all from the comfort of home. Visit our website for a list of events and activities. New activities and videos will be added throughout the month.

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NC Archaeology Month: 31 Days of Archaeology

October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am - October 31, 2020 @ 11:30 pm

October is Archaeology Month in North Carolina! This year, we’ve gone totally digital and will be sharing info, projects, and stories from the study of human history in our state! Each day, new content will go live on our website and our Facebook and Instagram pages (@ncarchaeology). Follow along every day and share your own […]

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6:00 pm

Dealing with the Fringe: Archaeological Thinking About Everything from Ancient Aliens to Viking Runestones

October 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This lighthearted, heavily illustrated presentation examines how archaeologists think about why people make and believe fantastic claims explaining the distant past. From ancient alien interventions to Pre-Columbian transoceanic explorations—especially those pesky Vikings and their runestones supposedly found in present-day Oklahoma—how well do such claims hold up under the scrutiny of evidence and critical thinking? Come […]

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7:00 pm

Shopping for artists’ materials in ancient Rome: pigment shops, pigments, and product choice

October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
TBA (Missoula) Missoula, MT United States
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T-Doors, Tri-Walls, and Sub-Floors: Southwestern Examples of Clunky Evidence in the Age of Big Data

October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In Southwestern archaeology, pottery has always held pride-of-place for both quantity and quality of archaeological data. Pottery defines the basic "culture areas," and changes in pottery track much of the history we infer for those regions. Other, larger, clunkier evidence is worth a look: Architecture, for example. Various "types" of buildings -- as valid as […]

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