Adventures in Archaeology
Issue 10 Past Horizons Online Journal of volunteer archaeology and training.
Past Horizons now celebrating its tenth issue, consists of 48 pages of free to read content. The main articles cover current archaeological excavations and conservation around the world. We also have the much loved contribution from Annie Evans our very own ‘Dig Cook’ and the Back Pages present four comedyvideos for your enjoyment, on the subject of archaeology.
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Up From the Ashes 14
In 1815 on the Indonesian island of Tambora a massive volcanic eruption caused a pryoclastic flow which wiped out all in its path. The tiny Kingdom of Tambora disappeared under the ash. Now, almost two hundred years later the carbonised but well preserved remains are slowly being uncovered.
Making Preservation Happen 32
Slovenia is a small nation with big ambitions to preserve its wealth of historical buildings. Two Slovenians are at the forefront of this work and have reached out to the international community for help. Now in partnership with Colorado based Adventures in Preservation, hands on workshops are now up and running.
Archaeology Through the Keyhole 8
Dating of hillforts has long been the subject of debate amongst archaeologists. Murray Cook argues that keyhole excavation is the way forward.
Prepare for Action 38
Dominic Hall, a field skills expedition leader shares some of his top tips for enjoying a safe but exciting adventure.
A Series of Fortunate Events 20
Metal detectorist Peter Twinn describes the series of events in his life that led him to discover a passion for archaeology.
Fort St. Joseph 26
A 18th century French frontier fort involved in the fur trade provides the subject for an exceptional award winning community archaeology project.
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