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The future of archaeology

There is a great article on Heritage Daily about the future of archaeology. We already know Sarah Parcak used space archaeology to discover various potential (previously undiscovered) archaeological sites. New technical innovations such as Lidar also allow for non-invasive detection of potential site without needing to disturb the ground. What more can be expect from future archaeology?

Promoting the Staffordshire hoard

In the The Mystery of the Viking Age Helmet, I describe the Viking Age helmet in the Staffordshire. An early helmet that is, as the hoard is dated to the 6th-7th century. The Staffordshire hoard is now quite famous and has a wonderful web site and display at the museum. A further promotional approach to the hoard, is the creation of a huge statue. Read more about it in an interesting article on ArchaeoDeath blog.