Introduction to archaeology
In conjunction with theintroduction to archaeology nancy white required texts ashmore, wendy, and robert j sharer 2000 d. Studying past human behaviors and cultures by applying scientific principles and reasoning exploring case studies concerning archaeological discoveries. To continue my series on introductory material, here's one on archaeology. Overview this course provides an introduction to theory and methods in archaeological research, data collection, and analysis the objective is to familiarize you with the strategies that are employed in the investigation of archaeological remains and how these strategies further the aims of an anthropological archaeology.
This section presents a set of vocabulary sheets that outline the key terms, concepts and characters covered in lectures, plus assorted handouts note that some vocabulary sheets are used for several lectures in a row. Archaeology 101 introduction archaeology is the study of past cultures through the material (physical) remains people left behind these can range from. This book looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists.
Archaeology: an introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. Archaeology 101 (pdf) what is archaeology this overview of the field of archaeology provides basic information about: culture vs material culture types of archaeology. Please contact me if you need to meet with me outside of office hours, and we will work something out.
Introductory courses to irish archaeology and archaeological field work 2017, offered by achill archaeological field school on achill island, ireland. Introduction to archaeology anthropology 324 - sonoma state university - fall 2002 taught by dr bruce owen new items added on december 13. Learn about the science of archaeology, its role as part of the field of anthropology, where archaeologists work, and how they discover and protect our cultural heritage. This class presents an overview of the methods and practices of modern archaeology, including the identification and excavation of sites, the analysis of artifacts, and the reconstruction of ancient societies.
Anthrop 2201: introduction to archaeology july 9, 2014 world prehistory from the origin of human culture through the development of civilization illustrated by. Introduction to archaeology university of leicester what is archaeology archaeology is the study of the human past how do you decide where to dig.
This class introduces the multidisciplinary nature of archaeology, both in theory and practice lectures provide a comparative examination of the origins of agriculture and the rise of early civilizations in the ancient near east and mesoamerica. Introduction to archaeology teacher overview overview the powerpoint presentation covers the main purposes and processes of archaeology objectives. Contents list of figures viii acknowledgements xiii preface xiv 1introduction 1 what is archaeology 1 what is field archaeology 3 who does field archaeology.
Archaeology is a tool that can help one understand biblical history better - for example, the siloam inscription introduction to biblical archaeology. Introduction to archaeology is a one-semester course with 14 lessons that discuss the work and techniques involved in archaeology, and the prospects of an archaeologist. Introduction to archaeology f 2009 / owen: theory and paradigms p 2 − holistic : to understand humans and society, you must consider many different aspects that.Get file