Archaeologists excavating an ancient hunting camp in the Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Alaska, share the tools they’re carrying in their pockets.
What’s In My Pocket?
Tools are vital for archaeologists while they’re performing field work at a dig. These archaeologists are onsite on the shore of Matcharak Lake in Northern Alaska uncovering a Paleo-Eskimo camp. They’re painstakingly digging to reveal artifacts and bone remains, then documenting the finds. Discover what useful tools they keep in work-clothes pockets.
Archaeologists share field work tools in pocket
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Paleo-Eskimo Archaeology — Paleo-Eskimos are the ancient ancestors of modern Natives in Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. Travel with archaeologists into the field in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska, as they dig for artifacts from these long-ago traditions, uncovering examples of cunning technology and hunting prowess which... Read More >