When visiting one of our archaeological sites like Ḫattuša-Boğazköy, Göbekli Tepe, or Pergamon-Bergama, you might be lucky enough to encounter our archaeologists in their „natural environment“. With spade, trowel or brush in hand, they remove earth and dust from the remains of ancient cultures. But… is it only archaeologists that work on archaeological excavations? Who studies, for example, the human and animal remains or the pottery? Which research methods are used? How did we even know that we should excavate at this very spot? And… who takes care of the preservation of the excavated finds and buildings?
With this in mind, in our series Archaeological Research – More than Digging we will be introducing you to disciplines that are part of archaeological science, but which are not always in the spotlight. Once a month we will be highlighting a different field from archaeological research.
Experimental Archaeology – Research Strategy with a WOW Factor
What is the job of an archaeologist? Generally speaking: The...Read More
Archaeology + Architecture = Archaeotecture
Architecture is often a very prominent feature on archaeological sites....Read More
Zooarchaeology: The Stories Bones Tell
Zooarchaeology is the study of archaeological animal remains, which include...Read More
…and what are you doing here? – Me? I am the conservation architect.
What happens to newly exposed remains after an archaeological excavation...Read More
Archaeological Research – More Than Digging
When visiting one of our archaeological sites like Ḫattuša-Boğazköy, Göbekli...Read More