Tag: Vikings

Arctic Midsummer – party time with pagan roots

fstammle , June 26th, 2022

In the European Arctic Midsummer nowadays marks mostly the start of the summer holidays. But at the roots of this big holiday, celebrated on or close to the…

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Vikings, Citizen Science, and Being Wary of Media

Bob Muckle , May 31st, 2016

There are only two things of archaeological interest my friend Ralph has brought up in our daily carpool commute so far this year. The first was the discovery…

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My name is Erin, and I’m an archaeologist…

Erin McGuire , January 27th, 2016

Hi! My name is Erin, and I’m an archaeologist. My research areas are diverse, as is often the case, but if I have to narrow it down to…

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anthro in the news 8/18/15

anthropologyworks , August 19th, 2015

“Blood coming out of her wherever” National Public Radio (U.S.) carried a piece about cross-cultural attitudes toward menstruation, noting that while negative attitudes about menstruating women ar…