Posts by: Zack Lindquist

Final Project Blog – Tell el-Amarna

For my final project, I will be researching and presenting about the city of Tell el-Amarna of Egypt. Existing during the 14th century, it was the capitol and home of many pharaohs of Egypt around the Roman times. Through multiple…

Week 6 – STEM in Mesoamerica

If I could imagine life without wheels,, well I’d probably not be in taking this course at MSU. I’d still be in Minnesota. The Mesoamerican empires had technologies that seemed so advanced for his time that I sometimes have a…

Week 4 – CSI Neolithic Era

I find it very difficult for anyone to for sure say what happened to both the Ice Man and the Bog bodies. There will always be too much speculation and there could always be the wild card theory that is…

Cave Art – Week 3

When I was younger, my sister and I took small rocks that surrounded our house and painted them with acrylic paint and sold them to our neighbors, something I know realize was guilt tripping the neighbors into giving us money….

Week 2 Blog Post – Hominin Opinions

Like most of the posters previous, I too have a very difficult time doubting evolution anymore. We have so much data from fossil finds to actual evidence such as the Galapagos Islands, where the same “species” of bird adapted to…

Week 1 Reflection

Happy 4th everyone! I was pleasantly surprised to find that I am not the only one with barely any archaeological experience. I thought that most people here would have had some experience either in college or when they were younger that sparked their interest. What I…

Week 1 Blog Post

Unless you count digging up shells and other (alive) animals while visiting the beach, I have no experience in archaeology. I have seen advertisements for archaeological camps for young kids through community education organizations but never seemed to find the time to…