Posts by: Jackie

Final Project – Colosseum of Rome

For my final project I will be researching the Colosseum of Rome. I have always been very interested in the history of the Roman people so this seemed like the perfect focus for my prezi. I will be looking into…

Week 7 Blog Post

The cultures of Mesoamerica and Central America have always interested me; I have always thought they were very similar, so much so that I wasn’t always sure about the difference between them. Because there are so many similarities between the…

Week 6 Blog Post

There are many things that are remembered about the cultures of the Aztec’s, the Incas, and the Mayans, but mostly what is remembered is the bloody history of these three powerful Meso-American groups.   For the Mayans, the Long Count…

Week 4 – Blog Post

For years now I have heard all about the Iceman. I heard that he was a middle-aged man from over 5000 years ago, which turned out to be true, but when I learned about him years ago I was told…

Week 3 Blog Post

I’m not sure that the second part of this blog is a fair question to ask; unless you possess a skill to rival da Vinci or the people that painted so well in the caves in Europe, it isn’t possible…

Week 2 – blog post

It is amazing the amount of things we can figure out by looking at a few bones; add some clothing and weapons or pottery and the things anthropologists can infer increases exponentially. Because of how skilled anthropologists have become at…

Week 1 – Blog Reflection

Unfortunately I have to do this blog reflection on Wednesday morning because I’m going to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to a cabin with no Internet this afternoon and I won’t be back until Sunday. Because of this, I won’t…

Week 1 – blog post

I’m coming to this class with no experience in archaeology. I’m very excited to take this class, however, because I’ve always been very interested in ancient Egypt. Ever since I was in first grade I can remember learning about the…