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© 2017 Dig it With Raven

Nothing's sexier than a little dirt on your face

Ready to learn? Grab your hat, your trowel, and your paintbrush and let's get adventuring!

"In a simple direct sense, archaeology is a science that must be lived, must be "seasoned with humanity". Dead archaeology is the driest dust that blows"
-Mortimer Wheeler

April 12, 2018

I went to Pompeii and all I got you was this shaky time-lapse video! Historical information vlog coming in the next weeks! Stay tuned!

March 29, 2018

Tea is a very special drink. It is the second most consumed beverage in the world behind water, and has quite an interesting history. 

The origins of this delicious drink are shrouded in legend. There are two Chinese myths, both revolving around Emperor Shen Nong around...

March 15, 2018

This video is based off of the work I did during my PhD research, which focused on liberalism among the Irish Catholic population of Canada in the mid-to late nineteenth century. One of the areas I looked at was temperance.

At first blush, linking the Irish and the crus...

February 17, 2018

This is a very special post, and a monumental moment for this passion project of mine. This week, I've teamed up with Adam Alexander Haviaras (another proud member of the three name club). Adam is a writer, historian, blogger, and archaeologist. He's also the face behi...

August 22, 2017

Antiquarians can be seen as the more adventurous, less scientific precursors to Archaeologists. While the still exist today, they were most populous from the Renaissance to around the 18th and 19th centuries. Antiquarians came about as a response to literary historians...

August 15, 2017

The earliest points in history that the general population usually attribute to the beginning of archaeology would be somewhere in the 18th and 19th centuries, when the subject started to become extremely well known in popular culture. While this can be seen as the bir...

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