Archaeology Study Notes 2
Relative Dating Methods
Law of superposition
The underlying layer was deposited first and therefore earlier than the
Good stratigraphic excavation at an archaeological site is designed to obtain
Archaeology Notes for Exam 3
Social archaeology looks at the relationships between groups of people
It focus on how the groups are organized internally and externally, specifically the cultural
interaction within the site and at the r
Archaeology Flash Card Questions
Who is Ian Hodder?
How can relationships between groups be studied?
Exchange of goods, diffusion of people and culture, warfare, competition, gender (in text,
What is a comparative collection?
Archaeology 1000 Exam 1 Study Guide
What is Archaeology?
The study of human behaviour/culture through the analysis of material remains, which are the
items left behind by an individual or society.
Understand what humans did in the past, how they did it,
ARKY 3600/LBED 3600
Archaeology and Human Evolution
Human Evolution Across Disciplines
The oldest species of australopithecines is a gracile one
called Australopithecus afarensis.
This species lived in East Afri
Chapter 4: Dating & Chronology
Index Fossils: The fossil remains of an organism that lived in a particular geological age, used to identify
or date the rock/rock layer in which its found
Terminus Post Quem: Date after which
Terminus Ante Quem
Chapter 1: The Searchers & the Histog of Arky
Archaeological Culture: A constantly recurring assemblage of artifacts assumed to be a rep. of a
particular set of behavioral activities carried out at a particular time and