ANT100Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Radiocarbon Dating, Linguistic Anthropology, Mississaugas Of The New Credit First Nation
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We are on the traditional lands of the: haudenosaunee, mississaugas of the new credit first nation, wendat. Different from paleontologists who are the ones who actually dig up bones. Archaeology the study of material remains (physical objects) and their spatial relationships to interpret past human behaviours. Anthropology is the study of human kind\ Archaeology adds a historical dimension, and comparative case studies. History is based on written documents; archaeology on material culture. History is limited to at most 5, 000 years; less than 200 in some regions. History limited primarily to literate societies. Written records tend to focus on the rich and powerful. Classical civilizations of greece and rome from about 700 bce 500 bce. Science is the systematic pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena. Geology understanding what types of stone were selected for stone tools. Biology identification of bones of extinct species. Astronomy was stonehenge aligned with the summer solstice. Dating sites based on changing artifact styles.