Archaeology: the science of investigation - for iPod/iPhone

Archaeology: the science of investigation - for iPod/iPhone

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Archaeology is about reconstructing the physical past to obtain an understanding of how different civilisations and cultures have evolved over time. In this album, archaeologists from the British Museum explain the scientific processes involved in the discovery, investigation and interpretation of a variety of artefacts, such as skeletons, coins, textiles and metal artefacts unearthed at sites such as the famous Iron Age burial at Sutton Hoo, and...Read More
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Archaeology: the science ...

12 Apr 2010 | 01 min 01 sec

Archaeology: the sci...

12 Apr 2010 | 01 min 01 sec

The British Museum

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 57 secs

The British Museum

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 57 secs

Excavations in Jordan by ...

03 Sep 2008 | 05 mins 25 secs

Excavations in Jorda...

03 Sep 2008 | 05 mins 25 secs

Excavations in Jordan by ...

03 Sep 2008 | 01 min 19 secs

Excavations in Jorda...

03 Sep 2008 | 01 min 19 secs

Excavations at Wetwang in...

03 Sep 2008 | 05 mins 53 secs

Excavations at Wetwa...

03 Sep 2008 | 05 mins 53 secs

A Wetwang skeleton

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 15 secs

A Wetwang skeleton

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 15 secs

Neanderthal bones in Croa...

03 Sep 2008 | 04 mins 19 secs

Neanderthal bones in...

03 Sep 2008 | 04 mins 19 secs

Conserving archaeological...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 40 secs

Conserving archaeolo...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 40 secs

Curating Jordanian artifa...

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 49 secs

Curating Jordanian a...

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 49 secs

Conserving coins - a demo...

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 12 secs

Conserving coins - a...

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 12 secs

X-raying objects

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 19 secs

X-raying objects

03 Sep 2008 | 02 mins 19 secs

The Portable Antiquities ...

03 Sep 2008 | 05 mins 18 secs

The Portable Antiqui...

03 Sep 2008 | 05 mins 18 secs