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Exercise

In this chapter you have read interviews with several real archaeologists. Although they work in different parts of the world and have different areas of interest within the field of archaeology, they have all turned their love of the past into interesting careers.

For this activity you will produce your own profile of a real archaeologist. Using the internet as your primary resource, select a practicing archaeologist (either from one of the many projects mentioned in your textbook or from your own research) and answer the following questions about them:

1.

What is their name?

2.

What university or organization do they work for?

3.

What is their area of archaeological expertise (for example, archaeobotany or geoarchaeology)?

4.

What part of the globe do they work in?

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What archaeological sites have they excavated at?

6.

What types of questions have they investigated at those archaeological sites?

7.

What are some of their recent publications?

8.

What do you think is the most interesting part of their archaeological research?

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