By: Cicely Richard
Archaeology is the scientific study of societies by examining the artifacts civilizations left behind. Archaeologists learn about people by the way they lived, worked, played, ate, clothed themselves and governed one another. While most people associate archeology with the study of past societies, the branches...
Best universities for archeology majors
By: Cicely Richard
For many students, the desire to study archeology comes about after watching Harrison Ford in the “Indiana Jones” films. Going to college to become archeologists, though, entails more than the ability to crack a whip and fight bad guys. It's a serious study of...
The pyramids of Mesoamerica: Temple of a Thousand Warriors
By: Cicely Richard
The Temple of a Thousand Warriors, also simply called the Temple of the Warriors, is part of the Chichen Itza pre-Columbian archaeological site of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, most notably Mayan and Toltec peoples. Located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, Chichen Itza consists of a...
By: Stephen Cook
Archaeology is the study of ancient artifacts, sites, and cultures to learn more about the past. Believe it or not, not all archaeologists are the same. Each archaeologist specializes in a certain area of study, a specific branch of archaeology. Even though someone may be...
Best universities for archeology majors
By: Colette Georgii
Archaeology is taught at almost all liberal arts colleges; and beginning archaeology courses are also taught in high school and community colleges. Therefore it would be a good idea for future archaeology students to discover all options regarding the study of archaeology. For instance, a...
How isotope analysis applies to archeaology
By: Nick Ford
Isotope analysis is a very active area of archaeological research, which can give insight into the geographic origin of artefacts and human remains, support studies into human diet and determine the age of sites. The technique provides a unique fingerprint for the sample. In 1913...
By: Matilda Willows
The nature of the discipline of archaeology often presents the archaeologist with challenges of a moral nature, such as how to treat human remains or the custody and ownership of various artifacts. To overcome this problem, and to clarify how to better understand and fully...
By: Colette Georgii
Archaeology is a branch or sub-field of anthropology.[4] Branches of archaeology are really specific areas in which an archaeologist focuses. Therefore since the 1970s more and more archaeologists are focusing in one area of archaeology.There are two main branches of archaeology, which are...
By: Alan Parker
Archeology is a sub-field of anthropology (the study of humankind). It is often defined as the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. Archeologists use the methods of survey, excavation, analysis, and virtual archaeology to gain knowledge on these peoples and their...
By: Alan Parker
Archeology is defined as the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. This is often done through excavation of important areas in ancient civilizations. Urban archaeology is a sub discipline of archaeology. This discipline specializes in the material and archeological sites of...

 

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