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Kent Wired

Photos of archeological discoveries made by Kent State archeologists and university professors Michelle Bebber and Metin Eren. Several potential artifacts washed up on the shore of Lake Erie Edgewater Park in Cleveland, Ohio.

Kent State professors find over 600 ancient tools in Holmes County

Mateo Martin Reporter September 15, 2021

Kent State Professors Metin Eren and Michelle Bebber found that sometimes what you’re looking for comes when you’re not looking at all.Eren and Bebber went about 70 miles from campus to Holmes County...

Ashley Rutkoski, an anthropology graduate student, poses Wednesday, March 13, 2019, with the first pot she made for her thesis experiment. Rutkoski made more than 30 pots for her experiment, but only broke the ones that were the most identical so it would not skew the data.

Graduate student conducts clay pot experiment that may help future archaeology digs

Rachel Karas March 16, 2019

The time and effort put into a thesis can cause a sense of dread for some graduate students, but when Ashley Rutkoski began her master’s degree, all she thought about was clay pots.Rutkoski came to Kent...

Assistant anthropology professor Dr. Metin Eren creates replicas of excavated, ancient weapons in his lab on Thursday, April 27, 2017. “It’s fun to recreate technology from the past to learn about people’s lives,” said Dr. Eren.

Archaeologist returns home, recreates ancient weapons

Tyler Haughn May 2, 2017

Metin Eren, an assistant professor of anthropology and director of archaeology at Kent State, said he wants to take archaeology in a new direction with his work.Joining the faculty in 2016, Eren created...

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