Archaeologists create 3-D model of part of the Tepsei archaeological site

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Archeologists from Kemerovo State University are exploring the Tepsei site of Minusinsk Basin, located in Krasnoturansky district (Krasnoyarsk region). Their research objective is to describe the culture and history of the site, covering over 27 square kilometers. The territory includes Mount Tepsei (630 m high) and the river valley below. The […]

How do archaeologists know where to dig?

A variety of clues can tip off archaeologists about a promising spot for excavation. Credit: Gabriel Wrobel , CC BY-ND National Geographic magazines and Indiana Jones movies might have you picturing archaeologists excavating near Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge and Machu Picchu. And some of us do work at these famous places. But archaeologists like us want […]