|What do archaeologists feel when uncovering an ancient tomb?
Fear? Awe? Relief? Exhilaration? Exhaustion from all of the mental and physical labor it took to locate the tomb? Maybe a bit of all of these. But most importantly, archaeologists know that they have before them a rich source of information about a people's origins, their art, beliefs, and social order, their standard of living, and their spiritual life.
Archaeology has changed a lot over the past century. Here are two archaeologists whose work shows us these changes.
|Archaeological Adventures in the 1920s...William Shelton|