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    Flinders Petrie (1853-1942) – British archaeologist Evaluate the contribution of your chosen archaeologist to our understanding of the ancient past. 1. Topic Concept John F. Lehman Jr. acknowledged that “We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology. Time capsules in the deep oceans.”[1] It is true that the understandings and knowledge of the ancient past have only been made possible from the works and contributions of archaeologists; whether the contribution is diminutive or extensive‚ a difference

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    assignment I attended 2 different archaeology lectures covering very different topics‚ but both of these topics tie into‚ and expand upon the knowledge I have gained in the lectures and discussions of Anthro 103. Dr. Daniel Joyce from the Kenosha Public Museum gave the first lecture entitled Pre-Clovis Megafauna sites in the Western Great Lakes Region. Dr. Mark Hauser of Northwestern University gave the second lecture. His lecture covered the topic of Community‚ Archaeology and Slavery in colonial Dominica

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    time travel phenomenon‚ Jeremy A. Sabloff has reveals that the solution is already here. Jeremy A. Sabloff ’s "Archaeology Matters" emphasizes the importance of archaeology in the modern world. He believes that lessons from the past will benefit how we can better interpret our world today‚ and possibly change our future. Each chapter in "Archaeology Matters" exemplifies how archaeology can better serve our world through different methods. Throughout the book‚ he discusses current and past world

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    Introduction to Archaeology Lecture 1 Archaeology is the study of the past of human kind‚ using material remains and conducted in a systematic manner. These material remains include: • Potsherds (shards of pottery) along with their shape‚ design‚ material of construction • Funerary system • Clothes • Jewelry And all such physical evidence of the existence of a culture or civilization. In short it is the process of Reconstructing Ancient History. The

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    Greek Archaeology

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    Archaeology can be defined as the study of past cultures through their material remains. These remains include the fossils of humans‚ food remains‚ the ruins of buildings‚ and human artifacts; items such as tools‚ pottery‚ and jewelry. From their studies‚ archaeologists attempt to reconstruct past ways of life. In this class we discussed and learned about the evolution of human being culture living in Greece and the surrounding Aegean Islands through the Paleolithic Age up until the Late Bronze Age

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    Anthropology 103 Essay Proposal How does the study of Burial populations help us understand social relations in an ancient society? And explore the relationship between burial rituals‚ the development of ‘abstract’ and symbolic forms of culture and communication‚ and how this ties into social relations. In this Essay‚ I will explore and analyze archaeological evidence of the development of Burial practices in Europe in the Palaeolithic and Neolithic eras‚ and explore the dynamics between these

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    Archaeology: "the study of the ancient" (Bahn‚ 1999). The study of prehistoric and historic civilizations as seen through what they have left behind in our earth‚ both the tangible and the intangible: artifacts‚ settlements‚ monuments‚ rubbish dumps‚ cultural behaviorisms‚ religions‚ legacies‚ and other remains. This definition alone already shows the bringing together and intertwining of archaeology‚ history and anthropology in order to piece together the scattered pieces of our past‚ hidden in

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    Society for American Archaeology Interpretive Archaeology and Its Role Author(s): Ian Hodder Reviewed work(s): Source: American Antiquity‚ Vol. 56‚ No. 1 (Jan.‚ 1991)‚ pp. 7-18 Published by: Society for American Archaeology Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/280968 . Accessed: 10/12/2012 12:46 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use‚ available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp . JSTOR is a not-for-profit

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    ancient land present languages‚ I would also propose he has had some sort of linguistic training. While he has several skills that archaeologists need‚ his specific training is never revealed. We can deduce that because he is a tenured professor of archaeology‚ however‚ that he has probably had a significant amount of training. Also‚ because he is referred to as “doctor‚” it is implied he has received his doctoral degree in

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    At the beginning of my archaeology class I came in thinking that we would be learning about rocks and pottery and how they are found as well as how people make money doing excavations and selling the materials collected. I soon learned that throughout history there have been great discoveries that tell stories and give us answers to problems from the past. Archaeologist have also shown how past cultures lived and how we have evolved into the culture we have now and what these cultures stand for today

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