[SOLVED] Archaeology writing paper -03

I’m stuck on a Writing question and need an explanation.

Struggling to find relevant content or pressed for time? – Don’t worry, we have a team of professionals to help you on
[SOLVED] Archaeology writing paper -03
Get a 15% Discount on this Paper
Order Now

Do ONE !!!!of the following two options; your response should be 2 full pages, word count at least 700 in length and double-spaced.

OPTION 1 Week 3 Lab

Explore the programs of Google Earth (details on access below) to investigate selected archaeological sites. This system, which you may already be familiar with, provides primarily aerial views of sites where you have the option of zooming in and scaling the image to observe details. Note that the aerial views provide evidence of surface distributions of features, but not buried ones—that is the next stage of the research—nor surface artifacts. Other kinds of remote sensing, e.g., drones, can provide similar data, including in some cases surface remains such as artifacts, but typically on-the-ground observation is necessary.

For this third lab, use Google Earth to examine any two archaeological sites from the following list of six that are mentioned in your textbook:

New World Sites: Caracol, Teotihuacan

Middle East Sites: Erebuni

Africa: Mwela Rock Paintings

SE Asia Sites: Angkor Wat, Borobudur

Remembering your discussion of “site” from the previous Lab, write a description of what you can tell about the two sites you selected based on a birds-eye view. For example, how large is the site (in approximate meters)? What geographical features (such as rivers, mountains, etc.) are close by? Can you see or identify any features (such as stone walls, house pits, monuments) from the air? Be sure to indicate where your site is located (country or region as specifically as you can) in your answer.

A site I visited recently in Greece provides a good example of what you can observe using Google Earth imaging. In this case, the site boundaries are clearly defined and the partially-restored architecture dating back to 4500 BP is dramatically visible. The powerpoint slides for this week provide the views. To see for yourself, type in “Aphaea, Aegina Greece” in the Google Earth search bar (or in livius.org—see your Week 3 Lecture and other Module connections–go to country Greece and link “Aegina”).

Note: You may use Google maps if you can’t access Google Earth, but it may be less successful. In addition to Google Earth, the Wikipedia website listed under Week 3 has many historically-referenced sites (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Zambia) which might be useful for this assignment (in particular, as an example, the Mwela Rock Paintings. This website provides details about archaeological sites from around the world; however, it is not always reliable for archaeological data. You can use these resources to identify an archaeological site that you could then search for in Google Earth, or to get a closer look at certain sites.

A few tips for using Google Earth:

  • Google Earth is now available as a streaming web client which you can access here: https://earth.google.com/web/ (Links to an external site.). You can also use computers in labs on campus that already have this program downloaded.
  • Searching for archaeological sites in Google Earth is easy; once you have opened the program, simply type a specific archaeological site name into the “search” box. Be sure that you know the country where the site is located, and be sure to look specifically for the site or monument designation to be sure you zoom in on the correct area (some names will pop up with multiple search options).

Points: 15

OPTION 2 Week 3 LAB

Consider now how museums use the archaeological record. Is this the total picture of what archaeology is? See, as an example, the “Toronto Underfoot” online museum exhibit from the ROM (Royal Ontario Museum, Canada). Click through to access images from the exhibit, click on the “Toronto Underfoot” map, and view the embedded video.

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/exhibitions-galleries/exhibitions/past/toronto-underfoot (Links to an external site.)

Answer the following questions based on the online exhibit:

  1. Note how the ROM uses its specimens in an online format. What kinds of artifacts are illustrated and discussed in “Toronto Underfoot”? What kind of information is provided about the objects?
  2. Review the video of visiting researcher Dr. Metin Eren at the ROM at the bottom of the page, then click on the projectile point near “Midtown Toronto” on the map. What did Dr. Eren find in the ROM exhibit hall that was a particularly important discovery, and why was it significant?
  3. How does the ROM make a connection for the viewer of the archaeological heritage to be found “underfoot” within the Toronto city area? How do they connect the prehistoric artifacts to people living in Toronto today?

Calculate the price
Make an order in advance and get the best price
Pages (550 words)
$0.00
*Price with a welcome 15% discount applied.
Pro tip: If you want to save more money and pay the lowest price, you need to set a more extended deadline.
We know how difficult it is to be a student these days. That's why our prices are one of the most affordable on the market, and there are no hidden fees.

Instead, we offer bonuses, discounts, and free services to make your experience outstanding.
How it works
Receive a 100% original paper that will pass Turnitin from a top essay writing service
step 1
Upload your instructions
Fill out the order form and provide paper details. You can even attach screenshots or add additional instructions later. If something is not clear or missing, the writer will contact you for clarification.
Pro service tips
How to get the most out of your experience with MyCoursebay
One writer throughout the entire course
If you like the writer, you can hire them again. Just copy & paste their ID on the order form ("Preferred Writer's ID" field). This way, your vocabulary will be uniform, and the writer will be aware of your needs.
The same paper from different writers
You can order essay or any other work from two different writers to choose the best one or give another version to a friend. This can be done through the add-on "Same paper from another writer."
Copy of sources used by the writer
Our college essay writers work with ScienceDirect and other databases. They can send you articles or materials used in PDF or through screenshots. Just tick the "Copy of sources" field on the order form.
Testimonials
See why 20k+ students have chosen us as their sole writing assistance provider
Check out the latest reviews and opinions submitted by real customers worldwide and make an informed decision.
Psychology
Excellent!!!!
Customer 452587, July 28th, 2021
Classic English Literature
Nicely done. Ty. Worth every penny.
Customer 452455, June 6th, 2021
Nursing
Perfectly done! Thanks again.
Customer 452707, July 18th, 2022
Social Work and Human Services
Great Work!
Customer 452587, November 2nd, 2021
Social Work and Human Services
Awesome, Work! Didn't have to add much to it. Thank You!
Customer 452587, September 7th, 2021
Criminal law
Thank You!
Customer 452465, January 29th, 2021
Business and administrative studies
Thanks
Customer 452701, August 16th, 2022
public speaking
The work was excelent and very professional.
Customer 452653, November 1st, 2021
Other
GREAT
Customer 452813, June 20th, 2022
Other
GREAT
Customer 452813, September 20th, 2022
Technology
I can work with it and massage it to what I need. Thank You
Customer 452827, July 19th, 2022
Medicine
Great job! Thank you.
Customer 452707, May 29th, 2022
11,595
Customer reviews in total
96%
Current satisfaction rate
3 pages
Average paper length
37%
Customers referred by a friend
OUR GIFT TO YOU
15% OFF your first order
Use a coupon FIRST15 and enjoy expert help with any task at the most affordable price.
Claim my 15% OFF Order in Chat

Order your essay today and save 15% with the discount code DC15

NEW

Thank you for choosing MyCoursebay. Your presence is a motivation to us. All papers are written from scratch. Plagiarism is not tolerated. Order now for a 15% discount

Order Now