By: Gina Gallacher
An Introduction to Archaeological ScienceAlso Known As ArchaeometryArchaeology, in itself, encompasses almost everything historic and is a contributing discipline of anthropology that studies the growth of our species. In the past century, the need to apply the more traditional ideas of science with the methodologies...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Have you ever wondered what the citizens of ancient civilizations did on a daily basis? Are you curious about the way their societies functioned? Do you love to decipher the meanings behind works of art or pieces of literature? If this sounds like you, then...
By: JcbsGrl
Archaeology and Aerial Photography for Everyone Can photographs taken such a far distance from the earth actually help us understand cultures that were here thousands and even ten's of thousands of years before? Surprisingly the answer is yes, aerial photos are not only helpful, but...
By: Gina Gallacher
An Introduction to Battlefield ArchaeologyThe Archaeology of Battles, a more apt name for this discipline of Archaeology, has only recently been recognized as an aspect of substantiating military history. When one thinks of military history we tend to think more of the battle itself and...
By: Amy P Storms
The magical world of Discovery.The natural curiosity that abounds in all children is a tool to be harnessed in their education. One important subject that children should be taught about is archaelogy. Archaeology is the study of our human past, and children have so...
By: Gina Gallacher
What Is An Artifact in Archaeology?An artifact is any object, organic or inorganic, that has been produced or modified by human culture. The study of artifacts, or "finds", is the methodology used by Archaeologists in determining the age of a particular archaeological site. This...
By: Jane Allyson
In studying the way that humans used the resources of their environment and how it shaped the world they lived in can give archaeologists important clues to what life was like many thousands of years ago. This is done by an analysis of the remains...
By: Jane Allyson
Battlefield archeology is a fairly new discipline and focuses on finding the location of an ancient battlefield which can often be extremely difficult.As there were no permanent structures until the introduction of trench warfare the location of a battle site would be researched using...
By: Jane Allyson
We all know how important the animal is to us in our modern day life and the essential part it plays in helping to keep ecological balance on our planet.It has been like this for thousands of years and archaeologists routinely gather evidence of...
By: Jane Allyson
Put very simply, Archeology is one of four sub-disciplines of Anthropology, which is the study of people and their biology and culture through the ages:* ARCHEOLOGY: The analysis of human growth through the recovery and documentation of first degree sources which are artifacts, biofacts, ecofacts...

 

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