Category Archives: Anthropology

Past, Present, and Future study of humans.

The Dunbrody

The Dunbrody ~ Waterford, Ireland ~ This three-masted tall ship in barque style was built in Quebec around 1845 by Thomas Hamilton for the Graves family – merchants from New Ross, Wexford, Ireland. The ship originated as a cargo vessel … Continue reading

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Sheepherder’s Wagon

A Sheepherder’s Wagon There is an excellent donated wagon in Fossil, Oregon. In the front of the school that was built in the 1930’s and last used in 1984 containing all the original equipment used by the sheepherder. “This wagon … Continue reading

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horse

Horses Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Perissodactyla; Family: Equidae; Genus: Equus; Species: ferus; Subspecies: ferus caballus. Equus ferus Horses are the Equus ferus and have two extant subspecies. The horse is a large ungulate mammal that is … Continue reading

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Pirates

When one thinks of “Pirates” they immediately conjure up the image portrayed by Disney and fabled adventure books of either Captain Hook and Tinker Bell, or Johnny Depp and the “Pirates of the Carribean”. Pirates of the Carribbean is by … Continue reading

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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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