Toolkit: How One Archaeologist Gears Up for Digs
* By Aaron Rowe
* April 26, 2011 |
* 12:00 pm |
Ginessa Mahar, a lab manager at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, knows the ups and downs of archaeology. “I’ve done high-altitude surveying in Nevada and underwater archaeology along the Jersey Shore,” says the 30-year-old digger, who uses everything from metal detectors to portable x-ray fluorescence machines to uncover relics. Mahar took a break from excavating 500-year-old Spanish artifacts on an island off the Georgia coast to tell us about her favorite gear.
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Post ID#18668 - replied 5/2/2011 9:44 AM
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If male sexism is decried by females, then surely female sexism should be doubly decried, for it smacks of double standards, and lessens the moral high-grounds.
Anyway, there's some cool tools in that kit. "It's good to be the King."
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