archaeology

To find out about the past by looking at old objects or buildings that have been buried under the ground.

Archaeology

the reconstruction of the human past primarily through its material remains

Archaeology

(also sometimes spelled Archeology) The scientific study of the physical evidence of past human societies recovered through the excavation. Archaeology not only attempts to discover and describe past cultures, but also to formulate explanations for the development of cultures.

Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record). Because archaeology employs a ...
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Archaeology

• (n.) The science or study of antiquities, esp. prehistoric antiquities, such as the remains of buildings or monuments of an early epoch, inscriptions, implements, and other relics, written manuscripts, etc.
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archaeology

<study> The science or study of antiquities, especially. Prehistoric antiquities, such as the remains of buildings or monuments of an early epoch, inscriptions, implements, and other relics, written manuscripts, etc. ... Origin: Gr.; ancient (fr. Beginning) + discourse, to speak. ... (04 Mar 1998) ...
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archaeology

Click images to enlargeStudy of prehistory and history, based on the examination of physical remains. Principal activities include preliminary field (or site) surveys, excavation (where necessary), and the classification, dating, and interpretation of finds. History A museum found at the ancient Sumerian city of Ur indica...
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Archaeology

[magazine] Archaeology magazine is a bimonthly mainstream publication for the general public, supported by its website archaeology.org. ==Profile== The magazine is published by the Archaeological Institute of America. The institute also publishes the professional American Journal of Archaeology. The editor-in-chief was Peter Young until 201...
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archaeology

archaeology (ärkēol'ujē) [Gr.,=study of beginnings], a branch of anthropology that seeks to document and explain continuity and change and similarities and differences among human cultures. Archaeologists work with the material remains of cultures, past and present, providing th...
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archaeology

archaeology, archeology The scientific study and reconstruction of the human past through the systematic recovery of the physical remains of man's life and cultures. Artifacts, structures, settlements, materials, and features of prehistoric or ancient peoples are surveyed and/or excavated to uncover history in times before written records. Archae...
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Archaeology

Archaeology: The scientific study of the material remains of past peoples. In archaeology today, a range of biological techniques, including DNA analysis, enter into what has been termed bioarchaeology.
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Archaeology

Knowledge of human life through the study of human antiquities, especially of the prehistoric period (no written sources) and usually by excavation. However, underwater archaeology also includes the historic period (written sources).
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archaeology

Study of prehistory and history, based on the examination of physical remains. Principal activities include preliminary field (or site) surveys, excavation (where necessary), and the classification,...
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archaeology

the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people
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Archaeology

the scientific study of ancient or historic physical remains of human activity, both above and below ground. This is related to but different from history, the study of documentary evidence of the human past, and palaeontology, the study of fossil plants and animals. Archaeology can include q...
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Archaeology

The scientific study of past human cultures by analysing the material remains (sites and artefacts) that people left behind.
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archaeology

the scientific study of the material remains of past human life and activities. These include human artifacts from the very earliest stone tools to ... [48 related articles]
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Archaeology

The scientific study of the material remains of past human life and activities
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Archaeology

The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of physical remains
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archaeology

The study of past human lives and activities by finding and looking at evidence, such as graves, buildings, tools, and pottery.
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