Posts by: kortecel

Final Project~ Easter Island

http://prezi.com/hjte3uaoio23/present/?auth_key=k967mqm&follow=v8qzq8c4zxvs Easter Island, also known by its more recent name as Rapa Nui is said to be one of the most secluded Polynesian islands in the Southeast Pacific ocean. Easter Island is shrouded in mystery and at the center of…

Week 6 Mesoamerican

It is the magnitude of the scale of the ancient empire’s, and of the accomplishment in architecture, that the Incas, Aztecs and the Mayan all have in common.  In architecture… it is the scale of the temples, pyramids, and the…

Week 6 Mesoamerican

It is the magnitude of the scale of the ancient empire’s, and of the accomplishment in architecture, that the Incas, Aztecs and the Mayan all have in common.  In architecture… it is the scale of the temples, pyramids, and the…

Week 5 Atlantis

Atlantis… is it a lost city of legend, a lost city of myths, or was it once a very real Greek city as captured and recorded for history by the ancient philosopher Plato? Who… in his written descriptive account of…

Final Project Blog

The topic I have selected for researching is Easter Island and the Megalithic statues of Easter Island. Research will cover archaeological discoveries, finds and theories of how the statues were made, who made them and the theories of how these…

Week 4 Bog Bodies and The Ice Man

The bog bodies’ mysteries…the grave does not discriminate. Both the bog bodies mysteries and Otzi  the ice man reveal a forensic truth, none of the victims died of natural causes. But, rather met their untimely fate and end by hanging,…

week 3 Cave Art

Given the skills of the artists and the time frame the artists painted the captions of cave art…the first thing that comes to mind is “Cognitive Right Brain, Left Brain Thinking.”  “The brain is made up of two sides, or…

Week 2-Early Hominds

Evolution I find the subject fascinating, the arguments pros and cons  thought provoking. The evolutionary question is… did the egg come before the chicken or did the chicken come first? If the egg came first, where did it come from?…

Week 1 Reflection

Hello Everyone, After reading the collection of  blog post for this week, it has been both interesting and enlightening. The class is diverse in education majors, current status of working toward graduation, and or graduated. One student is out of…

Week 1- Blog 1

This is my first Archaeology class and I have no Archaeological experience what so ever. No hands on experience in Field study or digs. As close as I come to Archaeological digs, great discoveries, small and large is directly related…