Jamie Stott

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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 […]

Pilbara, Australia

Aussie Throwback Blog: Sites and Spiders

May 8, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

that about sums up my april field session in the pilbara. my favorite pic from the field is this guy: its weird how a 12 day field session can seem so daunting and go by SO slow, and at the same time completely fly by and i have no idea what we did for all […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: They Can’t All Be Gems…

April 11, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

so the survey continued…    i spent the remainder of my time in the field surveying. it was HOT! we hit over 103° F pretty much every day. remember how i was ranting about not wanting to get the pilbara tan? well, i got it. it looks like i have black gloves on and light […]

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Aussie Throwback Blog: Archaeologyschmarchaeology

April 9, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

How you know youre not in Kansas anymore Toto: fieldwork being delayed due to a cyclone. Yep, that actually happened. For you Australians, that’s no big deal, but for simple Navajowegians from Utah, that’s never happened before lol. I was supposed to leave on Monday but was delayed till Wednesday. I anxiously packed everything into […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: I Survived the Pilbara

March 3, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

its true. you heard it here first. i survived my first field session up north. it was….interesting. i left you last time after eating goanna and sweltering in the heat. not much changed the rest of the session. i saw some beautiful country and recorded some great sites.  its okay to feel jealous after looking […]

Aussie Throwback Blog: In the Bush

February 19, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

greetings from the field! or as the aussies call it, the bush 🙂 ive only been out since monday but i feel like a lot has happened so i wanted to cram it all on the blog before i forgot everything. my memory is completely shot, not quite sure how that happened, but if its this gnarly at […]

The First Hunt

March 8, 2013 | Artifact, Prehistoric | by Jamie Stott

A twig snapped, the sound loudly echoing across the dry landscape. Balu cursed himself for being so careless, quickly looking up to see if the noise had disturbed his prey. About 50 meters north beneath an Acacia tree, was a kangaroo. It hadn’t bolted from the noise, but its ears were stiff and alert, and […]