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Define Anthropologist
is a person who studies the physical features, development, and behavior of humans
Give two examples of a fossil
bones and teeth
define archaeologist
is someone who studies material remain of prehistoric and historic people
which continent did prehistoric life appear and during what age
Tanzania, africa; in 1850's
define prehistory
is a period of time before people developed writing
define technology
are tools and skills to make and use them
define culture
is the ay of life-languages, tools, skills, beliefs, and traditions
define nomads
is a person who wanders from place to place in search of food
what is the carbon dating method
uses the rate of decay of radioactive carbon atoms to date organic remains up to 50,000 years old
define Hammurabi's Law
are laws that deal with the 3 fundamental principles with different legal problems
who founded Buddhism
Siddharta Gautama
what is a dynasty
a series of rulers froma single family
what is mummification
method of preserving bodies so they would remain lifelike. The process included embalming the bodies and wrapping them in strips of linen
what is the name of egyptain writings
what is the name of Indian class system
the caste systen