Ask Mr. Donn
Is being an archaeologist a dangerous job?
It can be. While looking for artifacts to study, archaeologists can find themselves in some very dangerous situations. Archaeologists have explored ruins deep in jungles; dug up remains of villages in dangerous deserts; and have even searched underwater - but archaeologists are so curious about the past, that they are willing to brave the dangers of poisonous animals and plants, of unclean conditions, or unfriendly political climates, to discover more about human life through the study of artifacts. Looking for artifacts