Middle range theory:
First, I would like to start defining what middle range theory really is. Middle range
theory is the theory of linking human behavior and natural processes to physical
remains in the archaeological record from an archaeological site.
Principles of Archaeology (Anth. 235)
Second Exam Study Guide
Exam will be held in-class April 4th, 2017
The exam will be held in class (closed book, no notes). It will be the same format as the first exam. You
will have the entire class p
I. Settlement Archaeology
A. Size or scale should be addressed first when looking into social pasts
B. Settlement archaeology includes methods and theories dedicated to understanding questions
of size and scale - What was the scale of the largest social u
Principles of Archaeology
Assignment 2: Seriation
Due: 3:30 PM, Feb. 7thth 2017.
Post to the class dropbox
Scan or take a picture of the seriation and include it in your dropbox submission.
This exercise is designed to give you a feel
ANTH 235: Principles of Archaeology
Assignment 1: Stratigraphy
Due: 3:30 PM, January 26th, 2017.
Instructions: Answer all of the questions. The answers to all other questions should not exceed three
double-spaced, typed pages, total
A CULTURAL WASTE: THE PITFALLS OF THE ANTIQUITIES TRADE
Rachel L. Brown
In December of 2008 the BBC covered the arrest of Australian man who had been attempting to
smuggle antiquities out of Egypt, including the mummies of a cat and an ibis as well as r