Kurt Thomas Hunt and “his crew” are redefining archaeology, and collaborating to bring excitement to this old-school profession. Hunt promotes his blog and his brand, Sexy Archaeology, through a variety of social media tools, including Flickr, Twitter and Google+. He even does a little e-commerce on the side… Could you tell us a little bit … Continue reading Meet the Blogger: Kurt Thomas Hunt on putting the sexy back in archaeology
With the increase in social networking and interactive web-based systems over the past few years, archaeology has in general been slow on the uptake, however, there were those there at the start and those that are catching on to the potential, with more appearing on a weekly basis. They range from the stunning, innovative and genuinely useful, which get filed under favourite to those that may have the best intentions but miss the point completely.
In the world of archaeological discovery, few sites capture the global imagination than those destroyed by Vesuvius in 79 A.D. From the Pompeii Exhibit on display in America to the new Hollywood motion picture about the town’s demise, it’s a hot topic.