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The Archaeology of… Chocolate

Those who observe┬áValentine’s Day have many options in how to celebrate their love, but many choose to do it with chocolate. The pairing is a result of Valentine’s Day becoming celebrated as a romantic holiday starting with Chaucer in 1382 … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of…Vampires

My first field school was a project investigating Medieval population demographics through the analysis of funerary excavations at various cemeteries in Romania, specifically in Transylvania. Before and after I went on this trip I got varying reactions from friends and … Continue reading

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