The Archaeology thread

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The Archaeology thread

Postby Keyser » Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:25 pm

Just to get things started a very nice little article on the world's oldest computer the famous Antikythera mechanism.

http://theconversation.com/what-the-wor ... erse-62234

A lego version of this incredible example of ancient technology - just how cool is that? :cool:

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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby rollup » Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:07 pm

Keyser wrote:Just to get things started a very nice little article on the world's oldest computer the famous Antikythera mechanism.

http://theconversation.com/what-the-wor ... erse-62234

A lego version of this incredible example of ancient technology - just how cool is that? :cool:


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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby Keyser » Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:46 pm

A mighty axe has been discovered in a 10th century Viking Dødehus ('Death House') in Haarup.

http://www.livescience.com/55490-mighty ... -tomb.html

http://www.livescience.com/55487-photos ... nmark.html

Ten historical treasures that the world has lost during the last century (no prizes for guessing what scumbags have caused the most destruction). :shake head:

http://www.livescience.com/55560-histor ... -lost.html
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby ambient » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:16 pm

Is this also sensible stuff though ? , what value does it add to anything ? , a red head in Scotland ?
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby ambient » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:23 pm

So
Normally, when working on a live, unidentified person’s case not so much detail would be given to skin tone, eye or hair color and hair style as none of these elements can be determined from the anatomy of the skull,”


he tells

McKenzie. “So, creating a facial reconstruction based on archeological remains is somewhat different in that a greater amount of artistic license can be allowed.”


So the cunt made it up, and you posted fiction and fact. Not a great start for a "Archaeology thread"
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby Keyser » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:35 pm

ambient wrote:So
Normally, when working on a live, unidentified person’s case not so much detail would be given to skin tone, eye or hair color and hair style as none of these elements can be determined from the anatomy of the skull,”


he tells

McKenzie. “So, creating a facial reconstruction based on archeological remains is somewhat different in that a greater amount of artistic license can be allowed.”


So the cunt made it up, and you posted fiction and fact. Not a great start for a "Archaeology thread"


All knowledge is valuable it's a highly educated guess.

Don't like the thread?

Then don't bother reading it.

More on the ancient Chinese flood and a very topical article on the original Olympics.

http://www.seeker.com/evidence-for-chin ... 43406.html

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016 ... ynasty-yu/

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016 ... nt-greece/
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby ambient » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:51 pm

Define a "highly educated guess" ?
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby ambient » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:00 pm

reverse engineering what you think of as a "wee Scots lassie" is not archaeology, you might as well put a pic of wee Burney Sturgeon on there

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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby Keyser » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:05 pm

ambient wrote:Define a "highly educated guess" ?


Forensic artists have often proved to be incredibly accurate in the past - in reconstructing the faces of unknown murder victims so they could be identified for example.

Anyway another article on this topic.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-h ... s-36923891
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby ambient » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:30 pm

Don't like the thread?

Then don't bother reading it.


:dafinger:

Good luck posting fiction as fact
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby Keyser » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:38 pm

ambient wrote:
Don't like the thread?

Then don't bother reading it.


:dafinger:

Good luck posting fiction as fact


An archaeology thread is a very strange place to vent your wrath.

She was probably a Labour voter. :again?:
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby Guest » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:53 pm

ambient wrote:reverse engineering what you think of as a "wee Scots lassie" is not archaeology, you might as well put a pic of wee Burney Sturgeon on there

Cunt


Christ almighty, is there any need for that ! What the hell is your problem ? This is a bloody forum not Cambridge University...get a bloody grip man ! :off head:
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Re: The Archaeology thread

Postby Keyser » Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:07 pm

Guest wrote:
ambient wrote:reverse engineering what you think of as a "wee Scots lassie" is not archaeology, you might as well put a pic of wee Burney Sturgeon on there

Cunt


Christ almighty, is there any need for that ! What the hell is your problem ? This is a bloody forum not Cambridge University...get a bloody grip man ! :off head:


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