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The Artifacts of Outlander: Using Popular Culture to Promote Maryland’s Archaeological Collections (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Caitlin Shaffer. Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory Federal Curator.

The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab) is a State-owned facility serving as the primary repository for collections excavated in Maryland. Artifacts come to the MAC Lab from every part of the state, and while the estimated 8.5 million objects in our collections are regularly used by researchers and school groups, our broken bits of "stuff" are less of a draw for the general public. This paper discusses how the MAC Lab staff turned their love of Outlander, a popular...

The Danger in Dehumanizing the Dead (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only James VanderVeen.

This is an abstract from the "Interactions with Pseudoarchaeology: Approaches to the Use of Social Media and the Internet for Correcting Misconceptions of Archaeology in Virtual Spaces" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. The various undead or reanimated humans in world folklore (e.g., zombies, vampires) are examples of using supernatural explanations to account for misunderstood or inconceivable phenomena found in the natural world. Such creatures and...

Queen Anne’s Revenge: A Very Lore-ful Site (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Paul E Fontenoy.

Long before the discovery of Queen Anne’s Revenge, Blackbeard and his flagship loomed large in popular literature and art; large enough even to prompt production of two Hollywood movies about him. Twenty years of excavation and conservation have only increased the lure of these topics. Hundreds of contributions by scholars and more popular writers have enriched the literature with books, articles, and presentations. Artists and illustrators have found subjects in the man, the ship, and the...

"Several Paradise Ladies Are Visiting in Town": Gender Strategies In the Early Industrial West (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Margaret Purser.

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