Notes 10-10-06

Notes 10-10-06 - Help with Proects go to [email protected]

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Help with Proects go to [email protected] Bilby (small dome) Tuesday 11:00 – 1:00 or by appt. =============================================================== 3 rules/goals of archaeology 1. construct cultural chronologies 2. reconstruct past life ways (ULTIMATE)3. Interpret and understand cultural processes [Cultural Change] =============================================================== Event 1 Event 2 Event 3 ====1======1=======1=========1=====1========1======== RELATIVE TIME SCALE Relative dating techniques does not give calendric date, it uses an ordinal scale Event 2 ==10===9===8=====7====6===5====4===3====2====1==== ABSOLUTE TIME SCALE With absolute dating techniques we use an interval scale REALTIVE DATING TECH. 1. stratigraphy (utilizes)-Law of superposition (bottom is oldest) -only usable if site sequence (of stratigraphy) is undisturbed - Law of association o artifacts found together are from aprox same time/contemporaneous - Typological cross-dating o Matches artifacts by comparing to diagnostic artifact
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Notes 10-10-06 - Help with Proects go to [email protected]

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