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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA01H3
Professor
Genevieve Dewar
Semester
Winter

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Archaeological Methods 110919 903 AM Methods of Studying the PastWhere SurveySampling Where did people live in the pastArchaeological sites Where people lived and carried out activitiesArtifacts objects made my peopleEcofacts ecological debris ie animal bonesFeatures non portable remains ie graves or wallsSurveyMorphological features sources of water clay iron ore firewood etcLocaloral histories TroyHeinrich ShleimannField survey surface walking subsurface investigations o Electrical resistivity survey o Proton magnetometry o Ground penetrating radarSamplingLab Analysis inform us on where and where not to lookWhat Archaeological Recovery What Materials did they leave behindCareful excavation o Spatial contextsassociations o ProvenienceAssemblageSievedSorted take out dirt sent to labWhen RelativeAbsolute DatingWhen did human activities occurRelative dating methods o StratigraphyLaw of superpositionTopmost recent
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