Posts by: nguye343

Week 6

Often the invention of the wheel has been contributed to the ability for societies to advance, especially in matters of city landscape. Yet on two continents where the wheel was not invented, some of the most amazing architectural and structural…

Final Project

For my final project, I will be researching Mount Nemrut. My research will include archaeological discoveries, finds and theories of how and why the statues were made. Furthermore, I would like to research the history of the time. The statues…

Week 5

The city of Atlantis has captured the minds and curiosity of people all over the world. Disney has released their own interpretation of Atlantis to entice the younger generation. Not too long ago, I took a ride at Sea World…

Week 4

When examining the circumstances of death of the bog bodies and that of the Iceman, it is often assumed that both cases were murder. For me, the difference between the two cases is situation. Based on the evidence gathered about…

Week 3

Rock art is often discovered with a sense of mystery. The work was not signed or framed, but rather left hiding in a dark isolated cave. This makes it difficult to explain the rock art, but that has not stopped…

Week 2

As a biology major I have taken classes on the topic of evolution and from what I have studied, I do accept that evolution is fact. At the same time, I realize that there are still scientists who do not…

Week 1 Reflection

Based on my reading of everyone’s blogs, we have quite a diverse class. We all have our own unique backgrounds ranging from field work to very little experience with archaeology. I feel that this will result in very interesting conversations…

Week 1

I am coming into this class with absolutely no experience in archaeology. History has always been an interesting subject to me, but I never felt the urge to dig around for pieces of the past. My mom liked to keep…