Contrasting Unilateral and Multilateral
In this essay I will discuss what unilateral cultural evolution is. I will also be
discussing multilineal cultural evolution. Then I will compare and contrast the two.
Unilineal evolution is a 19t
Four Major Goals of Archeology
There are four major goals of archeology. One goal is we want to know
about our ancestors and our past. A second reason for archeology is it shows the
difference between people and their behaviors. Another reason is that it
Traditional Style Curtain Tieback
While excavating we found this unique antique curtain rod. Doing research we
were able to find out more information about this. The following is the website which
helped us find a little bit more. http:/www.lookintheattic
Friday September 18th
10:32 am Put together the pit dimensions.
10:38 am Pit Dimensions finished.
10:39 am Pit de-weeded.
10:47 am Excavation begins.
10:55 am First batch of sifting. (Nothing found, rocks put into bag #1)
11:06 am Second batch of sifting.
Archeology A Science
The meaning of science is, systematized knowledge delivered *from observation,
study, and experimentation carried on in order to determine the nature or principles of*
that is being studied.* Archeology can be seen as a science becaus
Among our finds in our excavation we came upon several antique cut nails,
otherwise known as common nails. Archeology is always looking into the deeper picture
to get an overboard view of what is found. Here we see the history of nails and ho
Dig Group #1
Due October 30, 2009
1st set of bags (9/18- 9/25/2009)
2- Small piece of glass
3- Tea Kettle
4- Glass shard- sharpened on the edges
5- Small green glass shard
6- Green Pottery shards
7- Green Pottery
Migration and Diffusion
What is diffusion? What is migration? In this essay I identify both
migration and diffusion. I will also give examples of both these.
The spread of ideas over short or long distances, is termed diffusion.*
Sharing goods and sharing
Points in Time
1900: U.S. population 75.9 million; U.S. currency officially put on gold standard; Boxer
Rebellion in China; hurricane and tidal wave destroy Galveston; U.S. Steel formed
1901: President McKinley assassinated; Queen Victorian died
Culture and Context
What are archaeologists doing,
Four primary objectives:
Construct culture history
Reconstruct ancient lifeways
Explain cultural or social change
Preserve the archaeological record
An approach to archaeology