Cinema, Supernatural Archaeology, and the Hidden Human Past
Close analysis of modern movies reveals - yet archaeologists and historians have failed to understand - that the dominant representation of archaeological research and ancient human culture in mainstream cinema involves explorations of supernatural objects and events. Cinematic archaeology tends to be mythic rather than realistic in focus. Movies frequently present images of the human past that are pseudoarchaeological in the sense that these films tell the same stories as 'alternative...[Show more]
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