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Monday, July 25, 2011

An Introductory Workshop in Archaeology Weekend 2

So this past weekend was the second weekend of An Introductory Workshop in Archaeology held by HeritageworX that I attended. 


Here are some fun things we did: 

* Discussed Archaeological materials and artefact types
* Discussed Fields of Specialisation
* We had a fun practical about: What will we dig in 2150?
* Discussed Dating methods 
* Discussed Interpreting the archaeological record
* Discussed Academic writing
* And we had whip demonstration where we got to try it ourselves! It was loads of fun!

Here are some pictures from the weekend:




Everyone loves an Indiana Jones cake!


Whip demonstration


 Me trying my hand at a Whip (failing miserably I might add)

Group photo

You can find HeritageworX Facebook page HERE. They are definitely worth checking out! A great company that is making a difference in the Archeological community in South Africa. They do all types of courses right around South Africa!

* All pictures courtesy of HeritageworkX

2 comments:

  1. I love the Indiana Jones cake, and the whip thing lookes like fun!
    You look like a mean whipper in that picture hehe

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  2. Hehe I was scared of the whip!

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