A Wyoming Archaeologist’s work in Mongolia is shedding new light on the prehistoric people of the Rocky
Mountains. Wyoming Public Radio’s Sara Hossaini reports.
SARA HOSSAINI: University of Wyoming archaeologist Todd Surovell spends a lot of time thinking about how humans organize the space around us. In particular, our junk.
TODD SUROVELL: I don’t think archaeologists commonly portray themselves as studiers of trash, but that’s what we do. Ninety-nine percent of what we find in the archaeological record is refuse.