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An Artifacts Coordinator in Egypt: COVID-19, Collections Management, and Opening a Museum in the Developing World (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alasdair Brooks.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Collections Management in the Age of COVID-19" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. COVID-19 has had an inevitable impact on the management of artifact collections in both museum and archaeology settings around the world. This is as true of developing countries such as Egypt as it is in North America, Europe, or Australasia. Through a combination of professional perspective and informal personal anecdote, the...


Balancing the Blessing and Burden of St. Augustine’s Local Archaeological Preservation Ordinance during a Global Pandemic (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Katherine M. Sims. Andrea P. White.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Adaptation and Alteration: The New Realities of Archaeology during a Pandemic" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. St. Augustine is one of the few local governments in the United States that has an archaeological preservation ordinance to protect its buried heritage. Since the ordinance was enacted 32 years ago, the development booms of 2018 and 2019 marked the greatest number of projects conducted by the City...


Beached: A Survey of Scientific Diving’s Response to COVID-19 (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nicole Bucchino Grinnan. Joseph Grinnan.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Adaptation and Alteration: The New Realities of Archaeology during a Pandemic" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In early 2020, scientific diving programs in the United States and elsewhere all but ceased operations as a novel coronavirus spread across the global community. While some programs were required to halt fieldwork, others were forced to eventually adapt to new personal health and safety needs to...


Ethnoarchaeological Analysis Internet Use During Covid-19 (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Payton Gagliardi.

This is a poster submission presented at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The internet has come to define contemporary American life, altering our working, shopping, and leisure habits with implications for the material world. This is particularly apparent during the Coronavirus pandemic when social distancing was mandated for public safety. I collected data on national market trends to identify patterns of internet use for work, social interaction, and...


Exacerbating Divisions: Facemasks and COVID-19 (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nikolajs M Pone.

This is a poster submission presented at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an era of unprecedented fear, anxiety, and paranoia throughout the world. A hallmark of prevention and precautionary methods against COVID-19, and perhaps the most recognizable symbol of the COVID-19 era, is the face mask. Facemasks became a widespread phenomena in the U.S. in early April, 2020 when the pandemic began to accelerate. This phenomena has...


Fanning the Flames: Responding to Covid-19 as an Endangered Public Site (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Adrianne S. Walker.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Adaptation and Alteration: The New Realities of Archaeology during a Pandemic" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The impacts of Covid-19 are innumerable for sites and museums and a serious conundrum resulted for places already in jeopardy from factors like budgetary cutbacks and limited resources. A case study for this conundrum is presented with Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton, Florida. Owned by...


Improvise and Make Do: Virtual Archaeology Programs in Prince George’s County, Maryland (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Stephanie Sperling.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Remote Archaeology: Taking Archaeology Online in the Wake of COVID-19" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Archaeologists with Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County, Maryland established a vibrant and diverse public archaeology program decades ago. As soon the pandemic hit and it became clear that our 2020 initiatives would not be...


A Tale Of Two Pandemics: Comparing Disrupted Mortuary Practices From 1918 And 2020 (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Courtney L Bedrosian.

This is a poster submission presented at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The rituals surrounding the deaths of loved ones are of paramount importance when grieving. Mortuary practices, such as congregating with loved ones, professional preparation of the body, and the memorial or graveside service, are important in informing not only the present, but the future in regards to how mass deaths are treated in times of pandemics. Comparing the funeral regulations...


Time for a Reboot: Some Unexpected Benefits from the Covid-19 Pandemic Closure at the New York State Museum (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Andrea Lain. Michael T. Lucas. Kristin O'Connell. Susan Winchell-Sweeney.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Collections Management in the Age of COVID-19" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. New York City, Westchester County, and other downstate areas were devastated by the coronavirus pandemic during March and April of 2020. The New York State government took necessary, responsible, and decisive measures to control the spread of the virus, flatten the curve, and save lives. Businesses and state agencies closed to...