Comparison of modern shell temper (above) and fossil shell temper (below). Adapted from Sorresso and Quinn 2020

Fossils in the Archaeology?

“Archaeologists Don’t Dig Dinosaurs” is a well worn refrain, but occasionally we find that fossils were an important part of … Continue

Pottery sherd with zig-zag line decoration and small pits

Stump the Archaeologist

Archaeologists love the unknown. We are drawn to the challenge of using artifacts as clues to figure out how people … Continue