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  • Community Archaeology : Archaeology And The World Of Archaeology

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    Community archaeology is another sub-discipline of archaeology, just like Indigenous archaeology is. What is community archaeology, and why does it matter? These are the main two questions that plague community archaeology. From the outside community archaeology just looks like another version of Indigenous archaeology, but it is not. Community archaeology, is archaeology for the people by the people. This is the simplest of definitions, while there is no concrete definition of what community

  • Archaeology : The Field Of Archaeology

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    field of archaeology is a sub-discipline of anthropology. People, who study archaeology, are called archaeologists. What they do in this field is that they find and study the artifacts of past civilizations like tools and weapons, pottery, jewelry, and clothing (if it survived that passage of time). From analyzing artifacts, archaeologists are able to form hypothesizes of how that ancient culture would have lived and behaved, even if there is no written record. The field of archaeology helps, especially

  • Why Is Archaeology Interpretative Archaeology?

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    archaeological interpretations, focusing on Processual Archaeology

  • Archaeology And Its Impact On Archaeology

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    Archaeology plays a very significant role in anthropology because archaeology is defined as being the study of human history and prehistory via the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains. The term Archaeology is used to describe the discovery and research of societies and individuals. Archeological sites differ around the world and their methods of excavation and reporting often fluctuate. Because of these fluctuations, one needs to review and rank archaeological

  • Archaeology : Museum Of Archaeology Script

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    Museum of Archaeology Script Introduction Good Morning year 11s and welcome to the Museum of Archaeology. On today 's excursion I will be taking you on a tour of the museum and help you acquire the knowledge of what archaeology is, what archaeologist do, learn about one of the most outstanding archaeologist from the past 200 years, get to observe 2 artefacts from the Pandora and discover how they teach us about the everyday life of an 18th century soldier. Definition Archaeology is not just ‘digging’

  • Archaeology, Processual Archaeology And Post Processual Archaeological

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    Throughout class so far we have discussed many archaeological schools of thought, some much more intelligible than others. The archaeological schools of thought I will discuss are Culture History Archaeology, Processual Archaeology and Post-Processual Archaeology. The first school of thought I will discuss is Culture History, which came about in the early 20th century. Culture History focuses on defining cultural boundaries and histories by relying on cultural forces of diffusion and migration

  • Archaeology and Ethics

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    Michelle Heatherly Archaeology and Ethics 11/15/12 Student Id: 5920 mheathe3@utk.edu Anth 120- 004 There are many similarities in the ethical statements/codes of the SAA, SHA, AIA, and RPA. The ones that pertain to this case are as follows: it is the responsibility of archaeologists to work for the long-term conservation and protection of the archaeological record (SAA 1, AIA 1, RPA 1.1-e). The buying and selling of objects out of archaeological context is contributing

  • Post-Processual Archaeology

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    The history of archaeology is not just a history of a series of great discoveries, but also a history of ideas, of theory, of ways of looking at the past and a history of developing research methods, employing those ideas, and investigating those questions (Renfrew & Bahn 15). The evolution of development of ideas and questions on archaeology and new research methods actually shaped the archaeology today. The history of the archaeology can be outlined into six phases: Speculative Period, Modern Archaeology

  • Archaeology Career Goals

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    humans. They often do fieldwork which involves learning foreign languages, living in remote areas, and examining and excavating archaeological sites. Most archaeologists qualify for available positions with a master’s degree in anthropology or archaeology but a Ph.D. may be needed for an advanced position. The salary of an archaeologist may depend on their level of education, years of experience, and their working place. Typically, archaeologist examine, recover, and preserve evidence of human

  • The Physics Of Egyptian Archaeology

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    was slow and, and put significant amount of pressure on archaeologists. One wrong move, and evidence and knowledge from the past could be gone. Additionally, not all excavations are carried out properly, and because of this knowledge of Egyptian Archaeology is fifty percent less than what it should be. Carter mentions there were many things that could have gone wrong, one of these things being theft. Since everyone was excited about the tomb and because of the valuables, guards and security were needed

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