archaeology

Free Open-Access Anthropology Journals

Free Open-Access Anthropology Journals

There are many academic journals available that either focus on or include anthropological research, however not everyone has access to the more recognised anthropology journals such as ‘Current Anthropology’ or ‘Anthropology Quarterly’ ...

A New Spin on Mandalas: Tracing the Transformation of an Ancient Art

A New Spin on Mandalas: Tracing the Transformation of an Ancient Art

‘Mandala’ is a Sanskrit word meaning “circle” or “discoid object.” That sounds like a simple and open definition, but like the design, the full meaning behind a mandala is often much more intricate. Originally, mandalas were created to ...

How does preservation affect our understanding of the prehistoric archaeological record?

How does preservation affect our understanding of the prehistoric archaeological record?

The archaeological record is the way that we interpret prehistory, so the effective preservation of evidence is the most important way to build an understanding. First this article will look at what actually gets preserved, and then how ...