Pirate Archaeology vs. the Archaeology of Piracy

Written by Charles R. Ewen, coeditor of Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy The idea behind our previous book, X Marks the Spot, was “how can you tell a pirate from an ordinary sailor?”  Pirates are easy to spot in the movies.  They have patches, hooks, peglegs, and parrots—or some combination thereof.  This imagery can be traced … Continue reading Pirate Archaeology vs. the Archaeology of Piracy