Essays about: "Archaeology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 essays containing the word Archaeology.

  1. 1. China’s geo-economic gambit in Pakistan An investigation on the strategic implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Mollestam; [2019]
    Keywords : Belt and Road Initiative; Chinese Communist Party; China; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor; Geo-economic; Gwadar; Pakistan; Security; Strategic.; Social Sciences; History and Archaeology; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : States are increasingly applying economic means of power to pursue political objectives. The Chinese geo-economic mega-project the Belt and Road Initiative is the worlds foremost example of this trend. At the heart of this strategy, both geographically and strategically, is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Pirate's Life For Me : A comparative study of the Queen Anne’s Revenge and the Quedagh Merchant shipwrecks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Amanda Oxonius; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Dagens syn på pirater har länge blivit influerad av olika medier. Allt från böcker och filmer har kontinuerligt påverkat allmänhetens syn på en viktig del av marinhistoria och på så sätt har den perioden av historien blivit näst intill översedd av forskare. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Missing People of Malthi : A kernel density analysis based on Middle Helladic Ceramics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Anna Sunneborn Gudnadottir; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; KDE; Bronze Age Greece; Middle Helladic; Malthi; household archaeology; Formation processes; Messenia;

    Abstract : This study aims to identify human interference and tendencies in the Bronze Age settlement of Malthi, Greece. It has employed a spatial analysis, a Kernel Density Estimate, to locate areas of anthropic interference and evaluate if the initial excavation report, despite its flaws, can be used in newer research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detection of Archaeological Sites from Aerial Imagery using Deep Learning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för astronomi och teoretisk fysik

    Author : Jorge Lazo; [2019]
    Keywords : Deep Learning; Archaeology; Computer Vision; Aerial Imagery; Transfer Learning.; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : In recent years, Deep Learning has proven to be an outstanding tool in the field of computer vision showing promising results in different fields such as the analysis of medical images, obstacle detection for self-driving cars, automatic image caption generation, etc. In the case of Archaeology, the adoption of these methods in the detection of archaeological structures from aerial images has been slower than in other fields. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facing the Inevitable : Using the modern practice of Döstädning to understand Ättestupa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Karl Bloomberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ättestupa; Death Cleaning; senicide; archaeology of aging; materiality; Ättestupa; Döstädning; senilitet; akeologi av föråldrande; materialitet;

    Abstract : Ättestupa has been a contentious practice ever since the translation of Gautreks saga. This senicide practice has largely been viewed as a parody of the culture of Västergötland and has received little attention. But with new interest in the modern practice of Death Cleaning, we might finally understand Ättestupa as a real tradition. READ MORE