Types of Time:
1. Linear Time
a. Dates, Years, etc.
2. Cyclical Time
a. Ex. seasons, age, etc.
Types of Linear Time:
1. Relative Dating
- putting things in order (ex. 1,2,3,…)
- not tied to calendar, just in order (old vs. new)
a. Stratigraphy – old on bottom, new on top
b. Seriation – uses drift, independent invention, form/material, stratigraphy; how
things/culture change through time
2. Absolute Dating (aka Chronometric Dating)
- linked to calendar, a finite known
a. Records and Calendars – last 5,000 years
b. Artifacts of