2. What archaeology is :( . You're there, on your uni course, let's say in Exeter for example. Pen in hand. Peering around the lecture theatre at various other odd looking characters that look like they should never have been allowed to leave wales , sommerset or whatever random back country they escaped from. There's hours of looking at dendrochronology, pollen diagrams, and geophysical bull shit. (That's not the good kind of pollen either :( ) Archaeology causes insanity, a strong accent and excitement over broken ceramics .
Avoid at all costs. Unless you are already displaying archaeology symptoms, then you may well enjoy.
This week you will be looking at carbonised grain and what it can tell us about past cultures and how they farmed.