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Archaeological Discoveries
Dead Sea Scrolls
Khirbet Qumran
stone signet of Haggai
Siloam Inscription
1947 in a cave south of Jericho were leather scrolls of Hebre…
ruins where Essenes lived
...
on Pool of Siloam written 702 B.C. with instructions on how t…
Dead Sea Scrolls
1947 in a cave south of Jericho were leather scrolls of Hebre…
Khirbet Qumran
ruins where Essenes lived
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THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES
cuneiform
demotic
hieroglyphic
Rosetta Stone
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, B…
The simplified system of writing used by the general public o…
A picture or symbol representing words, syllables, or sounds…
a slab of black basalt measuring 3' 9" high by 2' 4" wide and…
cuneiform
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, B…
demotic
The simplified system of writing used by the general public o…
The archaeological discoveries
Demotic
Hieroglyphic
Cuneiform
Dates back to the wars between Mesha a…
The simplified system writing used by the general public of a…
A picture or symbol representing a word, syllable, or sound u…
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient a Syrian and Babyloni…
Moabite stone
Demotic
The simplified system writing used by the general public of a…
Hieroglyphic
A picture or symbol representing a word, syllable, or sound u…
6 terms
Archaeology and discovery
Archaeologists Study past cultures by…
Carbon dating
Stonehenge
Aleppo
Human remains, artifacts, settlements, fossils
Used by archaeologists as a test to find the age of artifacts…
Famous archaeological site in England
Located in Syria, part of Ancient Mesopotamia and Babylon
Archaeologists Study past cultures by…
Human remains, artifacts, settlements, fossils
Carbon dating
Used by archaeologists as a test to find the age of artifacts…
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Discoveries in Archaeology Exam 3
Anthropology & its subdisciples
Anthropology
4 sub-fields of Anthropology
Archaelogical Record
Archaeology: subfield; study of human diversity through mater…
Archaeology is Anthropology; is the study of human variation…
Socio-cultural... physical/biological/linguistic/archaelogy
the sum total of all material remains of past human activities.
Anthropology & its subdisciples
Archaeology: subfield; study of human diversity through mater…
Anthropology
Archaeology is Anthropology; is the study of human variation…
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Great Discoveries in Archaeology Midterm
Sedentism
Palatial Agenda
Archaeology
Agriculture
the transition from nomadic lifestyle to a society that remai…
Accumulation of goods... Bureaucratization (record keeping)... Capi…
the scientific study of our human past based on the surviving…
made the emergence of civilization possible
Sedentism
the transition from nomadic lifestyle to a society that remai…
Palatial Agenda
Accumulation of goods... Bureaucratization (record keeping)... Capi…
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Anthropology: Great Discoveries in Archaeology
Main Questions
Four fields of Anthropology
Archaeology as Anthropology
culture
How did our species emerge?... How has technology changed and wh…
bio, social, linguistic, archaeological
the holistic, comparative, and evolutionary study of what it…
a societys shared and socially transmitted ideas and values
Main Questions
How did our species emerge?... How has technology changed and wh…
Four fields of Anthropology
bio, social, linguistic, archaeological
African Culture and Archaeology Discoveries
What are the main six language families?
What is Oral Tradition?
What is a Myth?
What is a proverb
Afro-Asiatic, Niger-Congo A, Niger Congo B, Khoi-San, Nilo-Sa…
The telling of stories and histories by word of mouth
A symbolic account of the origin of things.
A short saying that embodies the general truth
What are the main six language families?
Afro-Asiatic, Niger-Congo A, Niger Congo B, Khoi-San, Nilo-Sa…
What is Oral Tradition?
The telling of stories and histories by word of mouth
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FINAL EXAM Great Discoveries in Archaeology
Neo-Assyrian Empire
client king
Holding an Empire Together
Hittite Empire
an empire in Mesopotamian history which began in 911 BC and e…
already have loyalty of the people; can be buffer between emp…
Militarily, Diplomatically, Ideologically, Logistically
13th C BC
Neo-Assyrian Empire
an empire in Mesopotamian history which began in 911 BC and e…
client king
already have loyalty of the people; can be buffer between emp…
8. The Archaeological Discoveries (2)
The Dead Sea scrolls were first discov…
The first excavation of Wadi Qumran ca…
Regarding the Dead Sea scrolls:... About…
The best known of the initial Dead Sea…
false
Pere R. de Vaux ... Lankester Harding
Old Testament
Isaiah
The Dead Sea scrolls were first discov…
false
The first excavation of Wadi Qumran ca…
Pere R. de Vaux ... Lankester Harding
Quiz #3: The Archaeological Discoveries
Diana was the Asian fertility goddess.
Hieroglyphics are pictures symbolizing…
The Lacish Letters were written at the…
The Moabite Stone was discovered in Na…
true
true
true
false
Diana was the Asian fertility goddess.
true
Hieroglyphics are pictures symbolizing…
true
7. The Archaeological Discoveries (1)
cuneiform
demotic
hieroglyphic
Dates back to the wars between Mesha a…
wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Assyrian and Babyloni…
the simplified system of writing used by the general public o…
a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable, or sound u…
Moabite Stone
cuneiform
wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Assyrian and Babyloni…
demotic
the simplified system of writing used by the general public o…
Quiz 3: the archaeological discoveries
Essenes
Moabites stone
Bethlehem
Ruth
People of the scrolls
Mesha stone
Called the city of David
Ancestor of David and Jesus
Essenes
People of the scrolls
Moabites stone
Mesha stone
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Quiz 3: The Archaeological Discoveries
Champollion
Essenes
Ruth
Bethlehem
deciphered the Rosetta Stone
people of the scrolls
ancestor of David and Jesus
called the city of David
Champollion
deciphered the Rosetta Stone
Essenes
people of the scrolls
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archaeological discoveries midterm
villanovan
orientalizing
archaic
classical
900-720BC
720-580BC
580-480BC
480-323BC
villanovan
900-720BC
orientalizing
720-580BC
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great discoveries in archaeology quiz 1
what do archaeologists do?
pseudoscience
fraud
three categories of pseudoscience
examine patterns of material remains and traces in order to d…
use of scientific terms to appear scientific
people fake data to fool archaeologists
1. hoaxes... 2. racist explanations... 3. other than human explanat…
what do archaeologists do?
examine patterns of material remains and traces in order to d…
pseudoscience
use of scientific terms to appear scientific
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great archaeological discovery final
Pompeii
Catalhouuk
Herculaneum
Heinrich Schliemann
city of about 20,000 people.... August 24, AD 79... 1594: Italian c…
-Beginnings of Agriculture, Middle East... -animal and plant dom…
-about 5,000 people... -August 24, AD 79... -Extreme preservation o…
-1822 ‐1890... -Obsessed with finding Troy... -Used Illiad and Odes…
Pompeii
city of about 20,000 people.... August 24, AD 79... 1594: Italian c…
Catalhouuk
-Beginnings of Agriculture, Middle East... -animal and plant dom…
Anth 1500: Great Discoveries in Archaeology, Week 2
Theory of the Earth... (James Hutton, 1795)
Principle of Uniformitarianism
Principles of Geology... (Charles Lyell,…
Principle of Superposition
sedimentary rock suggested a greater antiquity of Earth.
Laws of nature are constant (the speed of light and gravity d…
Documented antiquity of the Earth with work on erosion.
In any undisturbed sequence of layers, the bottom layer is th…
Theory of the Earth... (James Hutton, 1795)
sedimentary rock suggested a greater antiquity of Earth.
Principle of Uniformitarianism
Laws of nature are constant (the speed of light and gravity d…
Anth 1500: Great Discoveries in Archaeology, Early Hominins
Ardipithicus (Ar.) Ramidus
"Ardi" (Aramis, Ethiopia)... (4.4 mya)
Australopithecus Afarensis
"Lucy" (Hadar, Ethiopia)... (3 mya)
facultative bipedalism with arboreal adaptations, small brain…
the most complete early hominin.
bipedal, small cranial capacity, long arms, diminished canine…
the most complete specimin of Australopithecus afarensis.
Ardipithicus (Ar.) Ramidus
facultative bipedalism with arboreal adaptations, small brain…
"Ardi" (Aramis, Ethiopia)... (4.4 mya)
the most complete early hominin.
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U5 9. The Archaeological Discoveries p.1
cuneiform
demotic
hieroglyphic
Rosetta Stone
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, B…
simplified system of writing used by the general public of an…
A picture or symbol representing words, syllables, or sounds…
found in 1798 by Napoleon
cuneiform
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, B…
demotic
simplified system of writing used by the general public of an…
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ARCH CH 1: Greatest Discoveries in Archaeology
What is archaeology?
Define material culture
What is the purpose of archaeology ?
What is the biggest archaeological pro…
The study of past cultures left behind
features and artifacts
Provides evidence to build a story of all humanity and convey…
Destruction of ancient sites
What is archaeology?
The study of past cultures left behind
Define material culture
features and artifacts
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Archaeological Sites/Discoveries - Social Studies Unit Test
Old Crow Site
Wilson Butte
Lindenmeier
Folsom
...
...
...
...
Old Crow Site
...
Wilson Butte
...
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December- Unit 8 - Archaeological Discoveries in Britain - SNT- Marc Finks
knowledgeable
monument
imprint
modest
well-informed, intelligent
memorial, marker
mark
small, limited, reserved
knowledgeable
well-informed, intelligent
monument
memorial, marker
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Combo with "U5 9. The Archaeological Discoveries p.1" and 2 others
cuneiform
demotic
hieroglyphic
Rosetta Stone
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, B…
simplified system of writing used by the general public of an…
A picture or symbol representing words, syllables, or sounds…
found in 1798 by Napoleon
cuneiform
Wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Akkadian, Assyrian, B…
demotic
simplified system of writing used by the general public of an…
29 terms
Archaeology
History
Archive
Museum
Microfilm/microfiche
Someone who finds out about the past
Collects mainly written documents
collects and stores objects for study and display
digital storage for huge amounts of historical content
History
Someone who finds out about the past
Archive
Collects mainly written documents
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Archaeology Exam 1
Archaeology
What is NOT archaeology?
Survey
Archaeologists must have knowledge of:
the scientific study of the physical evidence of past human s…
looting, digging for treasure, buying and selling artifacts,…
is a type of field research ... archaeologists search for archa…
geography, math, geology, maps, environment
Archaeology
the scientific study of the physical evidence of past human s…
What is NOT archaeology?
looting, digging for treasure, buying and selling artifacts,…
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Archaeology
History of archaeology
Thomas Jefferson
John Lubbock
C. J. Thomsen
Questions/Ideas/Theory... Research Methods... Discoveries in the fi…
Credited with "the first scientific excavation in the history…
Wrote the book "Prehistoric Times" in 1865. This became a bes…
Danish scholar who proposed the Three Age System (Stone Age,…
History of archaeology
Questions/Ideas/Theory... Research Methods... Discoveries in the fi…
Thomas Jefferson
Credited with "the first scientific excavation in the history…
Archaeology Test 2
Masada
King Herod
Ostrica
Yigael Yadin
73/74 AD... Cliff-Like picture... Yadin excavated in 1960's... In Isra…
40 BC... left his wife/fiance in Masada... built the two palaces in…
broken pieces of pottery with names on them; Josiphus said th…
excavated Masada in the 1960's... his excavations were called in…
Masada
73/74 AD... Cliff-Like picture... Yadin excavated in 1960's... In Isra…
King Herod
40 BC... left his wife/fiance in Masada... built the two palaces in…
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archaeology
archaeology is
archaeology definition
archaeology as anthropology
archaeology as history
arterial remains... ancient civilizations... digging things up... arch…
the study of human behaviour/culture through the analysis of…
links to cultural and sociological aspects of people
links to written record
archaeology is
arterial remains... ancient civilizations... digging things up... arch…
archaeology definition
the study of human behaviour/culture through the analysis of…
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Archaeology 102 Chapter 5
Basic Stages of Archaeological Researc…
Basic Stages of Archaeological Researc…
Basic Stages of Archaeological Researc…
Basic Stages of Archaeological Researc…
Identify need for Research
Doing Background research
Formulating a Hypotheses
Determining the types of data to collect
Basic Stages of Archaeological Researc…
Identify need for Research
Basic Stages of Archaeological Researc…
Doing Background research
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Early Pompeii archaeology
Herculaneum
treasure hunting
Alcubierre
Weber
city discovered when an Austrian general was searching for ma…
early era of Pompeii archaeology
archaeologist known for his early careless methods of digging…
Swiss engineer who believed in systematic excavation in the 1…
Herculaneum
city discovered when an Austrian general was searching for ma…
treasure hunting
early era of Pompeii archaeology
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Intro to Archaeology Chapter 3
The lack of sexual dimorphism in H. er…
The oldest widely accepted evidence fo…
Understanding of Neanderthal evolution…
TD6 is important because
may signal the beginning of a more typically human pattern wi…
comes from the Homo erectus sites of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov in…
Sima de los Huesos
it is the only known context for H. antecessor... it is the seco…
The lack of sexual dimorphism in H. er…
may signal the beginning of a more typically human pattern wi…
The oldest widely accepted evidence fo…
comes from the Homo erectus sites of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov in…
Archaeology Exam 1
Features
Regions
Stratigraphy
Provenience
a non-portable artifact e.g. hearths, architectural elements,…
A geographically defined area containing a series of interrel…
The study and validation of stratification; the analysis in t…
The three dimensional location of any kind of archaeological…
Features
a non-portable artifact e.g. hearths, architectural elements,…
Regions
A geographically defined area containing a series of interrel…
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Archaeology 112 Mid-Term 2
Neanderthals
Neander Valley
La Chapelee-aux-Saints, France
Neanderthal Characteristics
Most well known group of hominids from Western Europe, 130k-3…
Discovery site of first Neanderthals - found in 1886
Discovered in 1908, Pathological skeleton dating to 50k ya.... -…
- human sized brain... - low and long skull... - pronounced "bun" a…
Neanderthals
Most well known group of hominids from Western Europe, 130k-3…
Neander Valley
Discovery site of first Neanderthals - found in 1886
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Archaeology
Most historians ascribe the label of "…
Archbishop James Ussher (1581-1656) wa…
The term "New Archaeology" refers to
The last king of the Neo-Babylonian Em…
Nabonidus.
Calculating the age of the earth based on biblical genealogy,…
an approach to archaeology emphasizing the understanding of u…
He tried to answer questions about the past by looking at the…
Most historians ascribe the label of "…
Nabonidus.
Archbishop James Ussher (1581-1656) wa…
Calculating the age of the earth based on biblical genealogy,…
archaeology test one
three age system
stone age
Bronze Age
Iron Age
proposed by christian thomsen in 1816
little was known of metals; part of the three age system
stone with only bronze additions; part of the three age system
large amounts of metal artifacts; part of the three age system
three age system
proposed by christian thomsen in 1816
stone age
little was known of metals; part of the three age system
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Archaeology Vocabulary
Archaeologist
Artifacts
Archaeological Site
Culture
A scientist who studies how people lived hundreds and thousan…
Objects made by humans
A place where ancient people lived, worked, or left things th…
The total way of life of a particular group including its art…
Archaeologist
A scientist who studies how people lived hundreds and thousan…
Artifacts
Objects made by humans
Archaeology
archaeology
prehistory
archaeological record
excavation of a site
The recovery and study of artifacts, ruins, bones, and fossil…
history before writing existed
all of the ruins, artifacts, bones, and fossils that archaeol…
the process of digging up all of the ruins, artifacts, bones,…
archaeology
The recovery and study of artifacts, ruins, bones, and fossil…
prehistory
history before writing existed
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Archaeology Key Terms
Archeology
Prehistory
Artifacts
Fossils
recovery and study of artifacts ruins, bones, and fossils, re…
history before the development of writing.
objects made by humans( Ex: ancient jewels, tools, coins ) te…
the remains or imprints of once - living plants or animals
Archeology
recovery and study of artifacts ruins, bones, and fossils, re…
Prehistory
history before the development of writing.
Archaeology Test 1
Antiquarians
Thomas Jefferson
James Ussher
Giovanni Belzoni
looters who helped spark an interest in the ancient world
1784 excavate on property in VA, challenge what people specul…
claimed world was not created at a certain time, using geneal…
circus strongman transformed into Egyptian tomb raider.
Antiquarians
looters who helped spark an interest in the ancient world
Thomas Jefferson
1784 excavate on property in VA, challenge what people specul…
Archaeology 2
BCE
CE
Artifact
Law of Superposition
Before Common Era
Common Era
Any movable object that has been used, modified, or manufactu…
The geological principle that in any pile of sedimentary rock…
BCE
Before Common Era
CE
Common Era
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Archaeology Test 1: Principles of Archaeology
Archaeology
Prehistory
Archaeological reasoning
Method
systematic reconstruction of past human life ways or events f…
...
How we get our data (method) and how we explain our data (the…
Discovery ... Recovery ... Description ... Analysis
Archaeology
systematic reconstruction of past human life ways or events f…
Prehistory
...
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Archaeology Final Terms
Law of Superposition
stratigraphy
strata
artifact
states that a level that directly overlays another will be th…
vertical sequence of layeres that reveal information about th…
layers of earth or levels in an archaeological site
any object manufactured, modified, or used by humans (usually…
Law of Superposition
states that a level that directly overlays another will be th…
stratigraphy
vertical sequence of layeres that reveal information about th…
Archaeology and Popular Culture 2PC3
Archaeology
Popular Culture
Etymology of Archaeology
Relationships with the past
the study of past peoples through the discovery and scientifi…
The entirety of perspectives, images, memes, perspectives, at…
• Arhaiologica ... • Arkhaios - meaning ancient ... • Logos - meani…
• All cultures have an interest in understanding and explaini…
Archaeology
the study of past peoples through the discovery and scientifi…
Popular Culture
The entirety of perspectives, images, memes, perspectives, at…
40 terms
Cline Archaeology unit 1
Archaeology
types of archaeology
goals of archaeology
Bishop Archer
study of human past through material remains
prehistoric, classical, Egyptology, Assyriology, Biblical, un…
1. conserve & manage sites... 2. figure out how ppl lived... 3. exp…
tried to figure out when world started using bible. Said late…
Archaeology
study of human past through material remains
types of archaeology
prehistoric, classical, Egyptology, Assyriology, Biblical, un…
48 terms
Archaeology Test 1
Antrhopology starts NOT with artifacts…
Rather than historical figures, questi…
Rather than events, archaeo time-frame…
Geog. scope in archaeo is most often...
Questions
Social Change
Long term change
regional
Antrhopology starts NOT with artifacts…
Questions
Rather than historical figures, questi…
Social Change
Archaeology
Archaeology
Archaeological record
prehistory
Examples of archaeological specialties
the systematic study of the human past through the recovery a…
...
studies humans past through material remains prior to the dev…
classical: studies the ancient civilizations of Greece and Ro…
Archaeology
the systematic study of the human past through the recovery a…
Archaeological record
...
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Discoveries
Archaeological dig
Archaic
Artefact
Discover
Wykopalisko archeologiczne
Stare
Artefakt
Okryc
Archaeological dig
Wykopalisko archeologiczne
Archaic
Stare
Archaeology
artifact
site
features
processual archaeology
is a portable object that was used, made, or modified by people
is a distinct spatial clustering of artifacts, features, stru…
no portable, human made or modified things such as hearths, p…
explanations of why cultures formed and changed in a particul…
artifact
is a portable object that was used, made, or modified by people
site
is a distinct spatial clustering of artifacts, features, stru…
Archaeology
Archaeology
Archae... Ology
Prehistory
Archaeological Record
The study of artifacts, ruins, bones, and fossils remaining f…
Archae= ancient... Ology= study of
History before writing existed
All of the ruins, bones, artifacts, and fossils that archaeol…
Archaeology
The study of artifacts, ruins, bones, and fossils remaining f…
Archae... Ology
Archae= ancient... Ology= study of
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