Danielle Vander Horst

We all need water. No matter where, no matter when, human life cannot survive without it. This has been made acutely and painfully apparent across large swaths of the globe this summer as human-…
Rachel Smythe’s insanely popular webcomic now turned graphic novel (and future Netflix animated series), Lore Olympus, is a recent iteration of this trend – one that combines both the art of…
Indiana Jones is a terrible archeologist. Yet, despite the films having next to nothing to do with actual archeological work, he is somehow the most famous icon of the field. Those within the field…
The Parthenon Marbles and Greece’s quest for their restitution is perhaps one of the most famous instances of such a thing, with the marbles now becoming a part of two different and diametrically…
Of the famous ‘Big Seven’ ancient wonders, the Pyramids of Giza are the only monuments that remain extant. The others, such as the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, now only exist as foundations and…
Here's what archaeology graduate programs are really like! There is no one kind of archaeologist to be and the directions that your studies can take you are too numerous to count. Archaeology is a…
Durham, North Carolina's Geer Cemetery is sparking new conversations about what it means to care for a cemetery and how American history is being told
LiDAR, 3D Renderings, and the Future of Archaeology