Unformatted text preview: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ?- He is upset because the men are looting the cave. They are taking artifacts to be sold to private collectors, instead of being donated to a museum for further study. Although Jones later “loots” sites, such as the temple, they are for historical/scientific purposes rather than for profit. 4. How might a real Great Basin archaeologist undertaken research in this cave in Utah?- A Great Basin archaeologist would have simply taken the usual measures/steps in the excavation of a cave. Any artifacts found would not be kept or otherwise dealt with personally. When the archaeologists find artifacts, it is up to the discretion of whoever is funding the dig. The archaeologist’s main job would probably be to find out what purpose artifacts have, why they’re there, and how they got there. Other examples of archaeologists in the media are: Laura Croft in Tomb Raider, The Mummy , and The 5 th Element , to a certain extent....
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- Winter '08
- Archaeology, Indiana Jones, South American archaeologist, Great Basin archaeologist