Why the Northern Plains Produces Archaeologists
January 17, 2011 § Leave a comment
I have often wondered why the Northern Plains produced so many elite archaeologists – Carl Blegen being the best known.
Perhaps it has something to do with our every day encounters with an excavated, stratified landscape.
The great trench, this morning:
The scarps need work, but most people don’t excavate in the dark.
This is mostly tongue in cheek.