Category Archives: Archaeology

Archaeology: The past remains of our ancestors and the science in retrieving the puzzle pieces of our cultures.

Cave of the Cats (Roscommon, Ireland)

Oweynagat Cave – Cave of the Cats – Gateway to the Underworld and the Morrigan’s Palace. Rathcrohan / Rosscommon, Ireland GPS: 53.79677, -8.31038Article/Research by Thomas Baurley/Leaf McGowan/Technogypsie Productions, 10 October 2017 One of my most favorite sites in Ireland is … Continue reading

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Viking Face and Body Painting

Ritual Painting of Face and Bodies in Viking Culture by Thomas Baurley, 9/6/2017 It is a controversial and well debated subject whether or not the Vikings painted their faces and bodies. The Vikings were certainly exposed to the practice from … Continue reading

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Anthropology and Archaeology

Human past, present, and future.

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Baleen

Baleen Arts and Crafts Baleen: “A Whale of a Story: The Inupiaq of northern Alaska have hunted bowhead whates and collected baleen for hundrreds of years. Although called ‘whale bone’ by Westerners, baleen is a fibrous sieve-like material that grows … Continue reading

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Seagrass Basketry and Weaving

Seagrass Baskets Seagrass Baskets: “Baskets of Sea Grass – Artists of the windswept Aleutian Islands create some of the most fragile baskets in the world. They start with carefully prepared strands of fine beach grass that they then emellish with … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Native American Art

Pacific Northwest Native American Art & Culture ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. Native American culture of the Pacific Northwest is amongst some of the most impressive art forms and mythology on the planet. … Continue reading

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Inupiaq Seal/Walrus Skin Armor

Inupiaq Walrus/Seal Skin Suit of Armor ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. Even though many of the tribes in what is known Alaska are seen as very peaceful people, conflicts and warfare did occur, … Continue reading

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Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting & Culture

Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting & Culture ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. The indigenous First Nation’s people in the area known as Modern day Alaska are divided into eleven distinct cultures, with over 11 … Continue reading

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Scraper

ScrapersArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Florida Museum of Natural History, Tallahassee, Florida From prehistory, all over the world are found stone tools that are created in various forms and functions. The Scraper is a … Continue reading

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Native American Ceramics

Native American Ceramics The Native American tribes are diverse and variable. Many tribes have utilized ceramics and pottery through the ages, some of which are more popular styles than others. One region that boasts unique pottery types is the North … Continue reading

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