On International Day of the Midwife, AAIA Volunteer, Katherine King, examines the options available to women in ancient Greece
This Star Wars Day, AAIA Volunteer, Daniela Pizarro delves into the ancient inspirations underpinning The Force
For archaeologists, ceramics provide a wealth of information. Practically indestructible fragments of ancient pottery and terracotta can reveal the technical capacities and social practices of past peoples through petrographical analyses. This involves taking extremely thin sections of the material, a challenging, but vital skill.
As the year draws to a close it is natural to reflect on the year that has been, and what a strange and turbulent year 2020 has turned out to be.
The Mediterranean Archaeology Australasian Research Community (MAARC) was conceived in Auckland in February 2020 during the international conference ‘Exchanging Ideas: Trade, Technology and Connectivity and pre-Roman Italy‘ when, over a coffee, we lamented the fact that there was no regional network or annual event that really catered to Mediterranean archaeology. Given that void, we noted …