The beginnings of agriculture.

We hope you enjoy your veggies because today we are going to talk about… agriculture. Humans didn’t always accompany their meat with lettuce, tomato, and carrot, nor did we always have bread or cereal for breakfast. In fact, agriculture marked a revolution in human (pre)history. Starting at about 10,000 years… Read More »The beginnings of agriculture.

Putting GIS on the map.

On the 12th of June the Master’s and PhD students from the Archaeology course at the Universidade do Algarve joined in for a GIS workshop (Geographic Information System). This workshop, offered by researcher and teacher from ICArEHB, Dr. Célia Gonçalves (a GIS specialist), focused on teaching us the basics of… Read More »Putting GIS on the map.

What is an archaeologist anyway?

We could define archaeologists as people who study human history and prehistory, and who also try to understand and develop interpretative theories about past communities. They do this through the excavation of archaeological sites and the analysis of archaeological materials or other physical remains. So essentially, we could say archaeologists… Read More »What is an archaeologist anyway?