Job alert! We are casting a net in what may be a small sea, but we would love to see if some big fish will bite. Circle is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Project Manager. This is a full-time, permanent position for the right applicant. The position will be based in Circle’s … Read More Are you experienced and extraordinary?
In an ideal world, archaeologists would be digging up fabulous things year-round, following the sunshine and warm weather. Ahhhh… sadly, that just isn’t the case, especially if you live and work in Canada. In general, our winters are spent cataloguing artifacts recovered over the field season, and writing reports about all the projects completed over … Read More What do archaeologists do in the winter, aka what about the snow and frozen ground?
Do you remember where you were TEN YEARS ago? Well, for Kristin, she was starting a new job in Edmonton, at a place called Altamira Consulting Ltd. She was an Alberta permit-holder with extensive GIS experience, and was offered the opportunity to utilize all these skills… in the forest! For those of you that don’t … Read More 10 years older, 10 years wiser? #happyworkiversary
If you’ve ever wondered how Circle got its name, then get some crackers because you’re about to get some cheese. In one of my previous lives, I was an avid snowboarder. In reverse order, before becoming an archaeologist, I was a sales rep for snowboard bags and accessories, worked in a snowboard shop, and worked … Read More What’s in a name?
Microblades are a unique technology focused on producing thin, narrow blade-like flakes from distinctly prepared cores. The production sequence that produces these tiny blades will have some specific typological characteristics that are easy to identify. Look for: long, straight, thin flakes (1/3 width over length); parallel, lateral margins; a strong arris (sometimes two); and little … Read More What does a microblade look like?
Thank you for visiting our revamped website! On a scale of 1 to 10, how crazy is it that the last post here was from 2013?! So you must be wondering, “Where did Altamira go? What about their fabulous domain, archaeology.ca?” Well, if you typed in archaeology.ca, it should have brought you here. It is … Read More The Circle Story, aka where are Altamira & archaeology.ca?