Tagged: Marsden Cross Historic Reserve

Excavations at First Mission Station (1814) and Prehistoric Garden Island - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Feb 22, 2012

A very important part of being an archaeologist is to leave the theory books at the desk, and go out into the field.  Whilst grounded in science, archaeology is underpinned by an understanding or a willingness to understand and appreciate culture, society and politics of past human inhabitants.  Archaeological fieldwork and excavation is integral as it provides the raw data for analysis,  but the process itself requires time to gain … Read More