Essays Tagged: "Excavation"

This is about the Nubians and Olmecs. I did this paper for anthroplogy. This is about the origan and difference between these to mesoamerican cultures.

mec people and Meroitic people are identical; and that Olmec figurines such as the Tuxtla statuette excavation are inscribed with African writing used by the Mande people of West Africa (Wiener, 1922; ... 979 , of Manding writing provide the "absolute proof " recovered by archaeologists from "controlled excavations in the New World" demanded by Haslip-Viera, Ortiz de Montellano and Barbour (1997: 419) ...

(11 pages) 182 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Title is Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Re: the immediate and long term effects of eruption of Vesuvius.

l 1860, when Guiseppe Fiorelli was appointed to Professor of Archaeology at Naples, that scientific excavation began. Slowly over the next one hundred and forty years, archaeologists battled against n ... heir houses trying to lock out the torrent of lava, only to die agonizingly at a later time. In the excavations of the house of Marcus Lucretius, bodies were found in the garden, where these people we ...

(7 pages) 57 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Movement of a pre historic culture The Nebulosa Chain

6 sites, from both nations and the islands that have been found, with four of them having undergone excavations. The four excavated sites are Foggy Bottom on Drygalski Island, Echinus Bay on Helios Is ... such as knives and end-set harpoon heads. One site even had igneous rock worked in to pecked lamps.Excavation findingsThree Island sites and one mainland site have been excavated. The findings from e ...

(8 pages) 76 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Berkeley's Theory of Immaterialism

ideas persisted and were eventually tackled by themore intellectual, so-called philosophers. Thus, excavation of "theexternal world" began. As the authoritarinism of the ancients gave wayto the more ...

(9 pages) 160 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Passing One's True Self Patricia Jones Nella Larsen

eem just a piece of the book's setting, and nothing more. However, a closer examination or a deeper excavation of a novel can reveal something to the contrary. Such is the case with these two particul ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Speech on Minoan Legends

ace period Power began to be centered around kings. The first large palace centers came into being. Excavation has revealed four large palaces at Knossos, Phaestos, Malia, and Zakros so far. The first ... s is the question of its historical validity. Despite many improbabilities in the story itself, the excavation of the Palace of Knossos in Crete by Arthur Evans in the 19th century seemed to prove tha ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What can the study of grave-goods tell us about the nature of society?

mound near Woodbridge, Suffolk, in southeast England, and was excavated in 1939 and in 1965-7. This excavation provided a number of aspects of the study of Anglo-Saxons. It shows aspects of the Christ ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The history of the Beothucks of Newfoundland and Labrador

s in Newfoundland is at Boyd's Cove. There were at least 11 houses, 9 circular and 2 oval in shape. Excavation of four of these houses revealed a strange variety of artefacts. There were iron nails th ...

(10 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discuss: Methods by which archaeologists carry out the uncovering or excavation of archaeological sites

ig holes of random sizes until something is found. The dimensions of each hole is determined before excavation begins and is sectioned off with rope, usually in one by one meter units. Once the excava ... adio-carbon dating is placed in tinfoil and never touched by hand to avoid contamination. While the excavation is taking place, the more tedious aspect of archaeology, recording ones findings is also ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Discuss: The ethical problems and issues faced by archaeology in terms of questions like "who owns the past?"

re the first-world-war battlefields are dangerous places even today, with unexploded shells, making excavation a potentially lethal activity, the situation is particularly complex because the allied a ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Heinrich SChliemann Biography

ced in 1868. He later married Sophie Engastromenos (1852-1932), whose likeness was taken during the excavation of Troy. She is wearing the famous pieces found in the picture. The children he had with ... nn discovered Troy on the hill of Hisarlik by using Homer's Iliad as his source. Schliemann's first excavation campaign of Troy began in 1871 when he dug up the large north-south ditch, and the second ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Excavation is destruction." Explore with examples a range of justifications given for excavating sites.

Before an excavation can take place many surveys must be undertaken, such as remote sensing techniques, to ana ... econnaissance, magnetic survey methods or other such techniques. It is important to understand that excavation isn't undertaken lightly. A site will be studied for many months before hand using a wide ... used before the decision to excavate is taken can be viewed as checks and balances against reckless excavation, done without in-depth research which could scar the land. As a result the chances of an ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Beowulf Manuscript Analysis

. As the barrow in Vendel (in Sweden) was indicated as the barrow of Ohthere by local tradition, an excavation was undertaken in 1917. The dating was consistent with that of Beowulf and the sagas: the ... (Geats and Swedes). As far as Sweden is concerned, this dating has been confirmed by archaeological excavations of the barrows indicated by Snorri Sturluson and by Swedish tradition as the graves of E ...

(40 pages) 56 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Aqualisa Quartz Case

se, and design. Unlike standard shower installations that took two days and required major bathroom excavation, the Quartz line could be installed in half a day with little to no damage to the bathroo ... hower which fixed the fluctuations in temperature but not pressure, the shower valve which required excavations for installation, and the integral power which was regarded as less reliable. The three ...

(7 pages) 368 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Indus River Civilization

The Indus River Civilization During my months of excavation, I have discovered what appears to be an ancient city. I have uncovered several strange f ...

(1 pages) 822 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My role model. Who is the person who always inspires you? Why do you look up to him or her?

yramid took Carter about ten years. Although he was in frail health, he continued and completed his excavation and died, famous and wealthy. Such self-sacrificing act gained respect from people all o ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


ing explained the task.The AssignmentThe assignment is particularly suitable for a class such as excavation, which is an upper-division coverage technique group of students for commerce majors and ...

(23 pages) 448 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Antikythera shipwreck and what it has hold us about ancient shipbuilding and art.

eek Government in 1901 and were commissioned to take part in the retrieval.During the course of the excavation the antikythera mechanism received little attention. The true complexity of it was not kn ... ter recovering more than 30 statues of marble and bronze, and several pieces of fine glassware, the excavation was terminated after the death of two divers. The antikythera mechanism, itself, was take ...

(3 pages) 1651 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


tes in Rome that are really useful for historians' enquiries. Since at least one hundred years old, excavations have taken place in the Comitium, and on the foot of the Palatine hill in order to find ... there since a very long period of time. According to Gjerstad, who has reopened Boni's unpublished excavation of 1903-1904, the paving of the Domitian in the Forum is dated from the first quarter of ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Report on the Inca Mummies of Tupac Amaru

vilians of this shanty town had dug up mummies and burnt them because they didn't want a scientific excavation which would bring in many foreigners to delay town development. In 1999 a group of Archae ... .Two Mummies from the Inca un-wrapped from the mummy bundlesDuring the years of 1991, 2000 and 2001 excavations took place to recover more mummies and artefacts of the Inca civilisation which lived be ...

(4 pages) 1800 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers