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5 Matching Questions

  1. Archaeological reconstructionism
  2. A. E. Douglass
  3. Cognitive archaeology
  4. Excavation techniques
  5. Dendrochronology
  1. a American astronomer that founded the discipline of dendrochronology
  2. b How? What was it like?
  3. c We need to be concerned with individual mind (post-processualism)

    "The Ancient Mind"-Renfrew and Zubrow
  4. d Dating based on the analysis of patterns of tree-rings; can date the time at which tree rings were formed, in many types of wood, to the exact calendar year
  5. e -Automated (backhoe, bulldozer, drilling devices)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. -Belief
    -Explanation (based on theory, methodology, and testing)
  2. "Principles of Geology"

    Laws of stratigraphic succession:
  3. "Chronometric dating"-reference to a specific time scale, typically a fixed calendar system
  4. "Interpretive archaeology"

    Interprets; subjective

    Humanistic approach
  5. Only applied under normal conditions-flat layers; the deeper, the older

5 True/False Questions

  1. Material cultureThe buildings/tools and other artifacts left behind from past cultures; physical evidence/examples from the past


  2. Louis and Mary LeakeyWorked at Olduvai Gorge


  3. Terminus post quemOldest certain date after which an event happened


  4. Thomas JeffersonFather of American archaeology; studied burial mounds in VA


  5. ArchaeologyGathering data on living cultures


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