Posts Tagged ‘Archaeology’

April 1  • 

Lexington Metal Detectorist Discovers Evidence of Romans in Kentucky

Roman Gold and Garnet disk- AD 200-400 was one of the first non-coin finds to be recovered. [UPDATE:  CNN says it might be around 5:40 Eastern...

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December 15  • 

Will Cheap CM-Level GPS Replace Stakes, Strings and Tape Measures in Archaeology?

Image: ESA The European Space Agency's Galileo system went live today after a bunch of rocket launches and billions in investment.  Sources say...

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September 25  • 

“Detectorist, Transformed” via Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists

Now, string wrapped and stakes pulled, after a year of sweat, bee stings and poison ivy I will be presenting a paper at the next SHA with my friend...

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September 23  • 

Exploration at the Goodnight Cemetery near Perryville Battlefield

The Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists are publishing "30 Days of Archaeology." One of my projects, the Goodnight Cemetery is one...

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April 25  • 

Metal Detectorists – What Does “Saving History” Mean to You?

Author working on a Public Archaeology Project with Archaeologist Nicolas Laracuente. I've been a digger for over 30 years and am proud to...

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March 15  • 

Don’t Let Metal Detecting Rallies Impact Detectorist / Archaeologist Cooperation

This post is an avocational detectorist's response to the thoughtful protest post by Craig Swain about DIV (Digging in Virginia) metal detecting...

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December 30  • 

Metal Detecting Civil War Union Camp – Documenting Plowed Fields’ Role in War’s Waning Months

With the holiday break, I've made a lot of progress on the exploratory survey of the Civil War Union campsite in NE Kentucky. It's been incredibly...

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December 8  • 

Constructing a Narrative with My Metal Detector – a Kentucky Civil War Moment

I have been doing research on a large property which contains known US Civil War action, and I'm starting to build a data set - venturing even to...

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September 3  • 

Henry Clay Estate – 2015 Living History Day Archaeology and Metal Detecting Demonstration

Scott Clark will be working with Dr. Kim Mcbride of the Kentucky Archaeological Survey to demonstrate archaeology and metal detecting methodology at...

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August 30  • 

A Dedicated Detectorist Works w/Archaeologists to Preserve Blair Mountain

While my initial interest was on the cooperation element of metal detecting and archaeology professionals, there was more to it for me. I come from...

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