Posts by: hauckamb

Mesoamerica

The Aztec, Inca, and Mayan states that made up Mesoamerica were some of the great civilizations, despite the fact that the wheel had not yet been invented in the Americas. They each had many more technological advances and achievements, making…

Week 5 – Atlantis

When I first read the instructions for this week’s blog post, I thought we had to find scholarly articles published about Atlantis.  So, naturally, I couldn’t find a single one! And then I read again and this post got a…

Kennewick Man

For my prezi I will be researching the finding of the Kennewick Man and his implications on NAGPRA and archaeological moral code all together.  I’ll be checking out how one find can spark a belief between the scientific side of…

The Bog Bodies and The Iceman

Murder mysteries are a source of adventure and entertainment to the public. They ignite our sense of curiosity and cause us to think about the different options and try to come up with our own solution to the case.  This…

Week 3 – Rock Art Theories

The theories of rock art are so varied and so different from one another, that it is actually hard to say without doing my own research which one I believe in.  There are pros and cons to each one, and…

Week 2 – Early Hominin Studies

I feel like this week’s blog is one of the most still modernly controversial topics we could possibly cover in this course.  To the point that my mom, brother, and I all just had the age-old debate about whether evolution…

Week 1 Reflection

After reading a lot of the blog posts I have come to realize that we have a very diverse class between having experience and not! There are also people taking this course from all different areas of the world, including…

Week 1 – Blog 1

As an anthropology senior I have what I would call “textbook experience” in archaeology but I have never encountered any hands on experience myself.  I have taken numerous courses pertaining to archaeology, but have never actually been involved in a…