Monthly Archives: April 2010

Raos Excavation on Santorini Reveals Frescoes and Gold Ring | Heritage Key

Raos Excavation on Santorini Reveals Frescoes and Gold Ring Submitted by owenjarus on Thu, 04/29/2010 – 10:18 Photo courtesy Dr. Marisa Marthari. The team excavating Raos. In ancient times the site would have been in a rural area – away … Continue reading

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Cliff Dwellings, Alcoves, Potsherds and “Museum Rocks”..

I have just returned from a backpacking trip, exploring a remote canyon system in Canyonlands National Park, UT.  In addition to the incredible desert canyon scenery, you can see some of the more interesting archaeological sites to be found in the Southwest.  Rock … Continue reading

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New Adventures…

Next week’s blog will be posted the following week.  I am leaving for Canyonlands National Park this afternoon for a 6 day backpack into Salt Creek.  I expect to find lots of new blogging material while I’m there–Salt Creek is incredibly rich in archaeological as well … Continue reading

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Two Pictograph Sites in Southern Utah

There are literally thousands of petroglyph and pictograph sites in the Four Corners area.  I just revisited two of them this last weekend.  One painted on the roof and wall of an alcove overlooking a small canyon bottom; the other … Continue reading

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201004023700 | Americas architectural heritage: the floating villages of Key Marco and Perdido Bay, Florida

The mounds and platforms are interesting, but the last couple paragraphs are what catch my attention – the apparent Mayan connection.  Were the great prehistoric “Mound building” societies in the southern United States Mayan “outliers?”  The Examiner Actually, they probably … Continue reading

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