Jamie Stott

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Project Discovery 2016 Field School

June 14, 2016 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

This is my third official field season with Project Discovery and my fourth year with the program. Project Discovery is the brainchild of an amazing woman named Margie Nash, she and her husband Joe were passionate about archaeology and wanted to do more – and thus Project Discovery was born. It’s an education and public […]

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How to Get Involved With Archaeology

March 20, 2015 | Ramblings, Video | by Jamie Stott

This is probably one of my most asked about topics and as such, I’ve decided to dedicate an entire post to the topic. I organized this post into ‘STEPS’, which will be numbered so you can jump to the appropriate information that best applies to you. Nifty right? HOW TO GET INVOLVED WITH ARCHAEOLOGY STEP […]

Projectile Point

Why Taking Arrowheads is Bad

January 15, 2015 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

Mmmkay. For those of you who have seen South Park and get my Mr. Mackey reference, good on ya. For the rest of you, I’m sorry that doesn’t make any sense. Today I wanted to talk about a subject that gets brought up over and over for me, and is perhaps something that a lot of […]

Essential Apparel for the Field Archaeologist

December 16, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

Over the years I have bought, used, tried, thrown away, and loved a variety of apparel. I wanted to do a post highlighting the most essential and useful items I’ve found as a field archaeologist. I’m going to start from the head down, and want to preface this list by saying that I have not received […]

Petroglyph Panel

Prehistoric Rock Art & Preservation

November 18, 2014 | Video | by Jamie Stott

Ever wanted to know more about rock art? In this video I cover the basics, then move on to discuss proper site etiquette when visiting a rock art panel. I talk about vandalism and what is being done by archaeologists, land mangers, and you (yes, you) to protect it. Check it out! Have a comment […]

Dry Fork Wash, Randolph UT

Autumn Archaeology in Randolph

October 22, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

I love archaeology most times of the year, but there is something about being outside during autumn that is just plain fantastic. The smells and the colors seem more bold, and since you know winter is right around the corner you just sorta soak it all in while you can. Before it’s all covered in […]

snake river gorge

Idahoan

August 26, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

That’s what you call someone from Idaho. An Idahoan. Anyway…Hi! Hope your summer has been as fun and as BUSY as mine 🙂 Last week I went to Idaho for work and during my 5.5 hr drive (each way) I had time to think about archaeology and what people think it means. When I say […]

Welcome to Meeker

July 28, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

I had the pleasure of accompanying a group of archaeologists to Meeker, Colorado at the end of June to work on recording a really neat protohistoric Ute archaeological site. I was about to continue when I realized that some of you might not know what protohistoric means. Well, here ya go: Protohistoric | a period between […]

Project Discovery 2014

July 25, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

First of all let me apologize for being MASSIVELY behind on all my blog posts. My summer went from 0 to 100 mph in the blink of an eye and now is the first free time I’ve had in weeks. So, without further ado… Project Discovery!   For those of you who don’t know, Project […]

Nyidinghu, Australia

Aussie Throwback Blog: Adventure! Part Two

May 12, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

so i was home a total of 14 hours before getting on another plane to fly up north for work. not ideal lol. six am monday morning i was waiting on my curb with a mug of hot coffee waiting for my cab to the airport. cabbies in perth are sneaky. they hear my accent […]

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