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Student’s video insights from Seaview

As mentioned earlier, one aim of the project in Barbuda was to allow the field school students to record personal video footage of their experiences.  My hope was that these videos would provide a different frame of reference for the public and at the same time give the students a tool with which to . . . → Read More: Student’s video insights from Seaview

Day 1 at Skutustaðir – Shovel:Check; Trowel:Check; Bug spray:D’oh!

Our first day on site was a success.  Having a few extra bodies certainly didn’t hurt, made the deturfing and shoveling go much more quickly; thank you Howell, Etel, Celine, Stefan, and Oscar.  The weather here has been pretty nice, warm and overcast mostly, and the flies only slightly menacing.  Lake Mývatn (midge lake) . . . → Read More: Day 1 at Skutustaðir – Shovel:Check; Trowel:Check; Bug spray:D’oh!

Archaeological Video Project in Iceland

This summer will mark my eighth consecutive season of fieldwork in northeast Iceland.  I have been a part of several projects over the years that have sought to survey and excavate Viking Age and Medieval farm sites from the region, in an attempt to discover more about Norse historical ecology, economy, trade, and migration, . . . → Read More: Archaeological Video Project in Iceland