Talk: The difficulties ofdating seaweed-eaters and other archaeological issues [Inverness]
07 May 2019, Starts: 19:00, Ends: 20:00
The difficulties of dating seaweed-eaters and other archaeological issues
Talk by Magdalena Blanz, PhD Student, Orkney Archaeology Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands.
Inverness College, UHI, 1 Inverness Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NA
Free but tickets needed. See website
Seaweed has been used for food, fertiliser, fuel and much more over thousands of years. But how can archaeologists find out about past diets from bones and teeth? Why does fertilisation make cattle look like cannibals? And what will we use seaweed for in the future?