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1-10 What is Archaeology (1) - cultures. o Involves...

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Movies o Television o Video Games o Literature
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Adventurous (Go to exotic places!) o Studying mysterious past (The Lost Civilizations!) o Dangerous (Look out for snakes and angry natives!) o The Loot (Fancy stuff sits there waiting for you to grab it!)
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Archaeology is the study of past cultures and people through careful recording and recovery of the material remains left behind by those
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Unformatted text preview: cultures. o Involves painstaking, detailed excavations and interpretation of data. Has origins in antiquity People have been digging up old stuff since there was old stuff to dig up o Early European Archaeologists Arm chair archaeologist Museum collectors o Colonial Expansion Interest in strange people and places...
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course HTM 268 taught by Professor Robertr.robins during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State University.

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