Replication

I study the technology of prehistory.  Because of this, I believe strongly in the benefits of experiential archaeology.  It gives perspective on a very deep level.  We can walk in the shoes of our ancestors, so to speak.

Replicated woven sandals from the Southern High Plains and the greater Southwest.  Produced from narrow-leaf yucca.

Replicated woven sandals as found on the Southern High Plains and throughout the greater Southwest. Produced from narrow-leaf yucca.

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly
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2 Responses to Replication

  1. Jake Levi says:

    Fascinating work. It applies to all of the world. My first job in Israel was working on the excavation of King Solomon’s southern fortress south of the Dead Sea.

  2. I agree with you (again 😊) experimental archaeology it’s the best way ! The use of taxonomies and other old classifications is often a sterile approach to the study of palaethnology, that reduces the life of our ancestors to a collection of numbered items in an anonymous showcase.

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