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Mike Smith Desert Archaeologist

In this film Dr Mike Smith discusses his seminal archaeological and historical research in Central and Northern Australia with Deepening Histories of Place researcher Rob Paton. The interview is wide-ranging, covering several decades of Mike’s research, including his work at the oldest sites in Central and Northern Australia. Mike’s role in formulating models of occupation […]

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The Lost Art of Stratigraphy

Understanding the biography of an archaeological site generally requires an understanding of its sedimentary history. In this audiovisual presentation, museum archaeologist Mike Smith talks about the importance of understanding site stratigraphy as one of the basic skills of any good field archaeologist. Sophisticated instruments are not crucial to this. You don’t need portable XRF, magnetic […]

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