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Unformatted text preview: scientific discipline. In the beginning it was a hobby for the rich, but now it is a professional career to many. There is now intensive training that goes into becoming an archaeologist, in Jefferson’s era everything was self taught. 3-The ethical responsibilities of modern archaeologists are to protect artifacts, inform the public about finds, and preserve the artifacts along with the information tied to them. In the past archaeologists would probably sell their artifacts and the public would never be able to see a piece of history. Now, every find belongs to the public domain. 4-These responsibilities are extremely important to society because without them history changing finds may go unheard of and our civilization will continue to live ignorantly....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ARCHY 100 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '10 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '10