Archaeology Inktober is here again! I’m a bit behind, but here is prompt #2 “Below.” Now, I know that mice are a huge disturbance to subsurface deposits, but what else could sing a Disney parody?
Sometimes I think past peoples are just messing with archaeologists. You never know . . .
Catching up on my Archaeology Inktober Prompts. This is the first thing that popped into my head when thinking about ‘material.’ We all wish we could get into the heads of those who leave behind the artifacts we study, to get beyond the material record. Sometimes that’s possible with descendant communities, who carry a wealth of knowledge from their ancestors, and/or from written records, but so much of prehistory and history is limited to just the things we find. Something we find breathtakingly beautiful may have been considered butt-ugly when it was created.
This years prompts: