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Presenting Archaeology: Day 2 at SHA!

By: Becky O’Sullivan   Well, it’s been a long day of listening to papers but now it’s time to sit back and relax. Today Jeff and I presented our respective papers in a symposium on involving the public with archaeological projects titled “Toward an Archaeological Agora Revisited: Using Collaborative Approaches in Facilitating Public Participation and […]

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Lab Time with Becky… Historic Soda Bottles

    One of the first things I found during our archaeological survey of Driftwood the summer before last was this nifty bottle with an interesting embossed pattern that I had never seen before. I wasn’t familiar with the brand, but CGCAS member Dave Burns said it was probably from a Nehi bottle. After doing […]

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Archaeology, Context, and the Pinellas Post Office

A new mailbag is stiff, unyielding. When it has knocked about the world, had the starch taken out of it and its weak places discovered, it grows pliable, gives when it can’t force its way and is now prepared to do business successfully. Like a human being, the mailbag has had its experience. – New […]

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Lab Time with Becky

By Rebecca O’Sullivan It’s that time again archaeo-philes…..time for you to do my work for me! I’m still slogging through all the artifacts we found out at Driftwood last summer, and while the majority has been fairly easy to identify (lots of ceramics, glass, and building material) there has been the odd surprise now and […]

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Lab Time with Becky

  Hey fellow archaeo-philes, want to help me out with some artifact identification (and do some of the work for me *wink)? I’ve been slaving away in the lab trying to identify the artifacts we excavated from our survey in Driftwood this past summer, and while I’ve had some luck with most of them a […]

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