Limited time offer 20% OFF StudySoup Subscription details

UCONN - ANTH 1500 - ANTH 1500, week 8 notes - Class Notes

Created by: Michael Meyer Elite Notetaker

> > > > UCONN - ANTH 1500 - ANTH 1500, week 8 notes - Class Notes

UCONN - ANTH 1500 - ANTH 1500, week 8 notes - Class Notes

This preview shows pages 1 - 2 of a 3 page document. to view the rest of the content
background image 11/7
Types of underwater sites Submerged settlements (Ohalo 2) Shipwrecks Current focus on Maritime and Nautical archeology All remains incredibly observed due to anaerobic conditions George Bass Developed standardized techniques for excavating shipwrecks in 1960s Late Bronze age wreck at Cape Gelidonya Underwater archeology at UCONN Kroum Batchvarov at Avery Point Ulu Burun: near Kas, Turkey Site discovered in 1982 by Mehmet Cakir Lies 45 m under Excavated 1984­1994 by George Bass and Cemal Pulak Merchant ship Dendrochronology suggests ca. 1375 BC Based on designs seem Egyptian tomb paintings, believed to be of Syrian or 
24 large anchors Oldes known wooden diptch with ivory hinge Conservation method Important component of excavation In situ preservation Once brought to the surface, many substances rapidly decay and require 
Removal of accretions Leaching of salts Uluburun 2 Reconstructed wreck Used to create archeology park for divers RMS Titanic RMS ­ royal mail ship Largest passenger sea ship in the world in 1912 Sunk of maiden voyage, 14 April 1912 Discovered by Robert Ballard in 1985 Heritage RMS Titanic Inc: authorized to salvage the wreck by Virginia Admiralty Court Permanent Titanic exhibition: Luxor Las Vegas hotel Replica of ship: Sichuan, China, luxury hotel with simulation of sinking This weekend (Sat/Sun 10am3pm): Windham Historical Society, Titanic exhibit, 
Jillian House, Willimantic
Treasure hunters International waters: law of salvage (finders compensated) Military vessels: owned by government
background image Ethics: ownership of finds in High Seas 11/10 Peopling of Americans 15th Century: Spanish described Indigenous Americans as nonhuman/Lost Tribe
of Israel
1882: Ignatius Donnelly, Atlantis: The Antediluvian World (first described by 
Antediluvian land bridge, home of earliest civilization 1908: George McJunkin, African­American cowboy, found animals in association 
with spear point near Folsom, NM
1926: Jesse Figgins, Colorado Museum of Natural History realized bones were 
from an extinct form of plains bison
The Asian connection Biological evidence Christy Turner (dental): north Asian populations and native Americans have 
shoveled incisors
mtDNA Linguistic evidence: Joseph Greenberg 3 language groups migrated to Americas ca. 11 Kya: Amerind, ca. 9 Kya Na­Dene, ca. 4 Kya Eskimo­Aleut Evidence criticized Cultural evidence: tools and dwellings Similar types of lithics and material culture Beringia ­ land bridge between Siberia (Asia) and Alaska (NA)Beringia ­ land Paleo­Indians: Clovis Historically seen as first culture Clovis points (fluted point) ~11,000 BP First find spot: Clovis, NM Found across N America, especially E of Mississippi Pre­Clovis Americans? Several sites older than 12,000 BP Americas colonized during Wisconsin glaciation, 40,000+ years ago? Paisley Caves, Oregon Monte Verde, Chile Meadowcroft Rock Shelter, PA Excavated by: Jim Adovasio Radiocarbon: 16,000 B.P. (some 19,000 B.P.!) Dates controversial: contaminated carbon from local coal source?  National Register of Historic Places 149 animal species recovered Megafauna extinction: 12,700 BP Megafauna: adult body size >97lb

This is the end of the preview. Please to view the rest of the content
Join more than 18,000+ college students at University of Connecticut who use StudySoup to get ahead
School: University of Connecticut
Department: Sociology
Course: Greatest Discoveries in Archeology
Professor: Alexia Smith
Term: Fall 2017
Tags: underwater, Shipwrecks, and ANTH
Name: ANTH 1500, week 8 notes
Description: Under water archeology and peopling of America
Uploaded: 11/12/2017
3 Pages 6 Views 4 Unlocks
  • Better Grades Guarantee
  • 24/7 Homework help
  • Notes, Study Guides, Flashcards + More!
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to UCONN - ANTH 1500 - Class Notes - Week 8
Join with Email
Already have an account? Login here
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to UCONN - ANTH 1500 - Class Notes - Week 8

Forgot password? Reset password here

Reset your password

I don't want to reset my password

Need help? Contact support

Need an Account? Is not associated with an account
Sign up
We're here to help

Having trouble accessing your account? Let us help you, contact support at +1(510) 944-1054 or

Got it, thanks!
Password Reset Request Sent An email has been sent to the email address associated to your account. Follow the link in the email to reset your password. If you're having trouble finding our email please check your spam folder
Got it, thanks!
Already have an Account? Is already in use
Log in
Incorrect Password The password used to log in with this account is incorrect
Try Again

Forgot password? Reset it here