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Cyber-Composition
ARCHAEOLOGY WEBSITES ( INTERESTING)… 
21st-May-2009 01:24 am
ARCHAEOLOGY WEBSITES ( INTERESTING)
http://www.rastko.rs/arheologija/djankovic-serbs_balkans.htm The Serbs in the Balkan in the light of Archaeological Findings….. The only written source of tradition that was preserved was written by Emperor Constantine Porphyrogentius VII. The serb first officially settled in Dalmtia. The serbs are known to be of the oldest Slav people. “The culture of south slavs is well known thanks to the researches carried out in Bulgaria, Romania and in our country.
http://www.uark.edu/misc/aras/>;... Archaeological parks in the U.S
.......This site explains the different parks that are open to the public. The areas that are open to the public are archaeological sites that have been preserved and are above ground remains. An example would be the anciet pueblos of the Soutwest. the purpose of this is to share to the public the different archaeological site across the U.S

<http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/barstow/calico.html>; Calico Early Man Site
...... The Calico Early Man site is located in Barstow, California. Archaeologist found "fragments embedded in the sediments of the shoreline of an ancient Pleistocene Era lake, called Lake Manix." It is possible that in this site there were early nomadic hunter and gathers came to this area to show off there tools. there were no human remains in this site. Some tools included stone knives, scrappers, picks...etc. The site was dated back 200,000 years by using uranium-thorium dating process on the surrounding strata, by Drs. James Bishchoff, Richard Ku, and Roy Shlemon.

<http://www.flheritage.com/archaeology/underwater/preserves/uwurca.cfm>; The Underwater Archaeological Perserves..... Urca De Lima.... The well known shipwreck in the 1920s was the Urca de Lima. it was one of the 11 vessels that set sail from cuba back to spain but never made it there. The ship carried no real jewels or treasures but private silver in sacks and chests. As well as packets of chocolate, Vanilla, and sassafras. Because of a hurricane the ship was struck at the coast of florida causing it to go down. most of the content was saved due to the stout hull of the boat. it was of the first ships to be salvaged by the spanish crews of the Havana. Not everything was saved due to the turbid sand that engulfed the rest of the cargo. Making this today a preserved archaeological site.

<http://worldheritagesite.org/sites/vergina.html>...Archaeological Site of Aigai
... The archaeological site of Aigai is a site in Greece that became famous in 1977. The reason for it becoming famous was for the discovery of the tomb of Alexander the Great's father, King Philip of Macedon. Finding this site proved that Vergina most definetly ancient Macedonia;s first capital called Aegae. One interesting part was that it became the burial place for the Macedonian kings to be buried there. The site dates all the way back to 1000 BC to 168 Bc when in that time the city was invaded by the Romans and burnt down.


http://www.peabody.yale.edu/collections/pb/… Paleobotany… A Yale Museum has a collection of different specimens over 150,00 and 4,200 illustrated specimens. The roots were tracked back to the early 19th century. The collection is known to be the most historically significant in the United States. The collection consists of specimens from North America, Arctic, Australia, Central America, Europe, Israel, Pakistan, Lebanon, South America and the West Indies.
http://www.archaeologyexpert.co.uk/TypesOfArchaeology.html… Classical Archaeology… The basis of classical archaeology are the two ancient culture of Greece and Italy. The Classical Period was from 500 BC to 30 BC. They might have been a short period of time but produced the greatest monuments, philosophy, art and architecture that have been used as the building blocks of western Civilization. The most famous classical site are found in Athens and Rome. In the late 1800s Heinrich Schliemann believe he revealed the legendary city of Troy but soon found out that it was not true.

http://www.archaeologyexpert.co.uk/TypesOfArchaeology.html….. Ethno- Archaeology… Ethno- Archaeology is the study of the living culture in their natural habitat to be able to understand the artifacts found such as tools, human remains and animal fossils used in hunting an gathering. It is believed that life during the Neolithic period shares the same similarities as today’s Austrian Aborigine or the North American Eskimo. The ethno – archaeology helps interpret what is found in remain at the sites.
http://archaeology.about.com/cs/romanarchaeology/a/pompeii.htm… Pompeii: Buried in Ages….. The most famous and well preserved archaeological site is known as Pompeii, which is buried under the ash and lava erupted by Mount Vesuvios in 79 AD. The first occupations at Pompeii date back to the 16th century BC. Pompeii was amoung the earliest of archaeological excavations. Full scale excavtion began in 1748 and still to this day go on.
http://archaeology.about.com/b/2006/08/20/archaeology-of-greenland.htm…..Archaeology of Greenland….. Greenland begins about 4000 years ago. What is most known for in the Greenland’s are the abandoned homes of the Vikings. For example Nipaatsog also known as “ Pompeii of the North” because it was very well preserved. The Norse fled Greenland in the year 1350 AD because they were not able to adapt to the local ideas of living.
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