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5 Matching questions

  1. C.J. Thomsen
  2. Boucher de Perthes
  3. Law of Superposition
  4. Postmodernism
  5. Terminus post quem
  1. a "Guide to Northern Antiquity"

    Started organizing things in terms of material (stone, bronze, iron)
  2. b Oldest certain date after which an event happened
  3. c Only applied under normal conditions-flat layers; the deeper, the older
  4. d Anthropological version of post processualism

    Early 1980s: Ian Hodder, Michael Shanks, Christopher Tilly

    Emphasizes detailed description of specific sites and intuitive interpretation

    Objective interpretation not possible due to biases of the observer
  5. e Humans bones coexisted with extinct animal species

    Extinction was not a part of God's plan

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -Artifacts (tools, spearheads)
    -Ecofacts (bones, seeds)
    -Features (post holes)
    -Gray areas (architecture, human areas, soil)
    -Other (art, text)
  2. Two ways:
    -Calendar years: BC/AD or BCE/CE
    -Radiometric time scale: Before present (BP)
  3. Evaluation of cultures in their own terms
  4. Evolution was not new

    Natural selection
  5. The study of past cultures (primarily through material remains) and their influence

5 True/False questions

  1. Material culture-Artifacts (tools, spearheads)
    -Ecofacts (bones, seeds)
    -Features (post holes)
    -Gray areas (architecture, human areas, soil)
    -Other (art, text)

          

  2. Thomas JeffersonAmong the most influential archaeologists of the later 20th century; is credited with fundamentally changing the field with the introduction of processual archaeology (or the "New Archaeology") in the 1960s.

          

  3. Relative dating"Chronometric dating"-reference to a specific time scale, typically a fixed calendar system

          

  4. Neo-DarwinismA theoretical framework; a way to think theoretically

          

  5. 19th century themes"Guide to Northern Antiquity"

    Started organizing things in terms of material (stone, bronze, iron)