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Midlife Career Change Option - Collect Historical Artifacts, Fossils

Updated on November 15, 2016
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John uses research skills (Ph D) & 30 years as CEO, manager to develop reviews for time management, productivity, staff relations, business

Maybe as a child you were entranced by dinosaur skeletal remains and everything prehistoric and ancient including local artifacts.

Why not turn this childhood hobby into a challenging and rewarding midlife career change? You won't regret it.

You may have looked longingly at the collections of dinosaur skeletal components in your collection and pleaded with your parents for your very own ancient arrowhead when you visited ancient Native American burial grounds.

It is quite straightforward to turn you childhood vocation ambitions into a career. You can become an amateur archaeologist enjoying your time days searching and collecting vintage artifacts and skeletal components in some of the most isolated and intriguing locations in the world.

Combining travel with the excitement of discovery and research, is a great way to spend your time. It can be quite rewarding.

Collecting and trading fossils and artifacts can be a very interesting and rewarding career change for retirement
Collecting and trading fossils and artifacts can be a very interesting and rewarding career change for retirement | Source
A good quality fossil can be worth thousands of dollars
A good quality fossil can be worth thousands of dollars | Source
Looking for fossils is a great hobby that can be turned into a career or retirement activity
Looking for fossils is a great hobby that can be turned into a career or retirement activity | Source
Fossils and artifacts can be used in many unusual ways that are becoming much more popular.
Fossils and artifacts can be used in many unusual ways that are becoming much more popular. | Source
Collecting and trading in fossils is an interesting career.
Collecting and trading in fossils is an interesting career. | Source
Sperm Whale Fossil
Sperm Whale Fossil | Source

Fossil and Artifact Collecting and Trading as a Career Change

There are numerous things we can learn from archaeology expeditions that help learn about life and creatures that inhabited the world millions of years ago.

All thanks to the work of inspired professionals who dedicate their lives to revising the past. Their study of the past assists us conceive a better future.

Man would not have known about dinosaurs had it not been for an archaeologist who dug up the remains of these ancient creatures and put the skeletal components to display. These remains show how ancient animals looked like millions of years ago.

Also, if it was not for archaeologists and their dedicated quests for artifacts, we not never have learned about the life and lifestyles of the Ancient Egyptians and the persons who passed away in the tragedy of Pompeii.

Archaeologist are crucial to the future of our world, but often do not get their just rewards. They have been instrumental in the formation of the United States as well.

They assisted in discovering the annals of the Native Americans and assisted find Native American artifacts like weaponry that assist interpret where some of our present fighting weapons came from.

Just envisage what we would not understand if archaeologist did not spend their time studying and describing our history.

We would be in a world that believed it all began after Christopher Columbus cruised to America. Well, perhaps not. But out world history would decisively be limited.

So, you may not be a fully qualified archaeologist, but each time you visit a repository or artifacts or a fossil field, watch a chronicled documentary or discover certain thing about the history of the United States or your local area you will become more experienced. You can become part of the dedicated groups who the study the secrets of ancient life.

If you are involved in pursuing a vocation in artifact discovery and collection, find a local school that boasts a good program in archaeology.

There will be a local group you can join or a course you can take that will assist you to discover about the past and how to develop you hobby into a career.

These programs can be rather demanding and you should learn the skills to handle the hazards and trials that may occur in the field as well as the vocational skills to be successful.

Imagine strolling over the open fields and finding ancient messages that were writing millions of years ago, ancient artifacts an fossils that you can collect trade and sell with the new found friends.

That dream could definitely become a reality if you chase a vocation in discovering artifacts and archaeology.

© 2011 Dr. John Anderson

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  • janderson99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Dr. John Anderson 

    5 years ago from Australia on Planet Water

    I have started doing it

  • janderson99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Dr. John Anderson 

    5 years ago from Australia on Planet Water

    Its well worthwhile

  • janderson99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Dr. John Anderson 

    5 years ago from Australia on Planet Water

    It does work.

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