There is a war within me. Amongst the other wars. It's a smaller war, to be fair. More like a squabble really. Like two ravens fighting over a tidbit mid-winter. And after thinking about it all of these years, I still cannot seem to really convince myself of either side. I think I keep hoping […]
KODIAK, ALASKA-The Amak Site excavation may be over for the year, but the lab work continues. In archaeology, the general rule of thumb is that every hour in the field generates 2 hours of lab work. And if you include writing up the results of the dig into a book or some sort of publication, […]
WOMEN'S BAY, ALASKA-The excavation is nearing completion and we have already bottomed out on our main excavation block. Now is when we draw the profiles showing the different layers in the walls of the excavation. This is when we figure out the site's stratigraphy. Stratigraphy tells us what happened at the site – how each […]
WOMENS BAY-The Community Archaeology excavation is nearing completion. We've almost finished the main block and have made good progress on another 3 by 4 meter block where we are uncovering some sort of smoke processing feature from the most recent use of the site – in the Early Kachemak.