Tag Archives: Archaeology

Burning questions: evidence for off-site fire use by hunter-gatherers in eHRAF Archaeology

An insightful publication by Fulco Scherjon, Corrie Bakels, Katharine MacDonald, and Wil Roebroeks in the June 2015 issue of Current Anthropology sheds new light on present-day and historical fire setting practices among hunter-gatherers and foragers.…

Weekly live & interactive online training for eHRAF Databases

In our weekly scheduled webinars, you can learn more about the eHRAF databases, including how the culture collections are organized by regions, sub-regions, sample(s) and subsistence types; HRAF’s very detailed human curation of documents and…

Featured eHRAF teaching exercise: Comparison of prehistoric burial practices

This week’s featured eHRAF teaching exercise was produced in-house here at HRAF by Christiane Cunnar. Designed for classroom use or as a homework assignment, Exercise 2.3 Burial Practices: A world-wide comparison of burial practices in…

New Teaching Ideas for Faculty in Social Sciences

Teaching eHRAF is an innovative, interdisciplinary teaching resource for universities, colleges and high schools aimed at providing faculty with ideas on how to use the eHRAF World Cultures database in their curricula. Teaching eHRAF  includes…