Lego Archaeology Field Report (Part 2)

Test Pit
Test Pit

While looking for photos of Tell Hassuna (of all things!) I came across this fab set of photos from Carly Whelan, featuring archaeologists hard at work in Legoland.

Cleaning up the profile
Cleaning up the profile

Yes, I often wear a white cowboy hat and red lipstick to the field.  Yup.

I can clearly see it, cant you?
I can clearly see it, can't you?

Brilliant.

Burial violating the spirit of LAGPRA
Burial "violating the spirit of LAGPRA"

Hi-tech gadgetry?  Complicated illustrations?  Second Life?  Just give me some legos!

(Continued from part one)

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Author: colleenmorgan

Dr. Colleen Morgan (ORCID 0000-0001-6907-5535) is the Lecturer in Digital Archaeology and Heritage in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. She conducts research on digital media and archaeology, with a special focus on embodiment, avatars, genetics and bioarchaeology. She is interested in building archaeological narratives with emerging technology, including photography, video, mobile and locative devices. Through archaeological making she explores past lifeways and our current understanding of heritage, especially regarding issues of authority, authenticity, and identity.

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