Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pre-Columbian Pottery Sherds

During trips to sunnier climes in the North and Central America, I have noted the ubiquity of pottery sherds on the ground. Places like Tulum have a steady stream of tourist treading all over these artifacts. Sometimes it can be … Continue reading

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Contemporary Archeology

Beachcomber Anthony Smallwood finds a washed up pen on Naranjo Beach in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region and puts it to the test. The Magic Magic Marker from Doug Dupin on Vimeo.

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Water Main Break, Canal Road

I noticed the leak yesterday afternoon while riding home on the bike path. I returned this morning after reading reports about low water pressure in the Palisades. A sizeable stream of water emerges below the historic wall at Reservoir Road … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Tablet, Adena Stencil

The image painted on wood pallet shows the bas-relief sandstone tablet known as the “Cincinnati Tablet” (found near downtown Cincinnati in 1841). The black portion of the painting represents the stone’s ink-stenciled areas. The grooves on the tablet’s backside suggest … Continue reading

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Ice Skating on the C & O Canal

Ice Skating on the C & O Canal from Doug Dupin on Vimeo. The low temps turned many sections between locks 4,5 solid for ice skating. I skated near the train bridge at Arizona and Canal Rd (above) and Wednesday … Continue reading

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