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...
By: Stephen Cook
The job of an archaeologist is to study the past, so that we can learn more about those that lived before us. That means that it is their responsibility to deal with delicate artifacts and important, historical sites. Because of their great responsibility, the field...
By: Lenna Gonya
Archaeology has come a long way over the past century. New techniques, and the emphasis on how research is conducted has lead to less invasive procedures. These are designed to preserve historic sites and eliminate more destructive methods while still recording vital historical and archaeological...
By: Lenna Gonya
Archaeology is no longer simply a matter of digging in the earth and retrieving relics and artifacts. It now involves many sciences, and each one contributes to completing the historic picture of the past. Archaeogenetics is the study of the DNA found in various archaeological...

 

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