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  • Cultural Development In The Americas

    The Watson Blake site is nearly 2,000 years older than the site at Poverty Point, which is also located in Northern Louisiana. There are more than 100 regional sites associating with the Poverty Point culture of the Late Archaic period. These cultures regularly interacted with each other and had a regional trading network that connected to…

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  • The Prehistory Of Home Analysis

    Jerry D. Moore’s novel, The Prehistory of Home, provides information of archaeology through the use of one central theme: the home. Moore does not simply describe different excavations, he discusses the journey of the human experience expressed by archaeological dwellings and artifacts. The Prehistory of Home supplements Anthropology 145, World Prehistory, by discussing the development of human society through the examination of the home. The central purpose of this course is to observe the…

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  • Similarities And Differences To The Ubaid Period Chiefdom Of Mesopotamia

    societies. Therefore, the interesting point I would like to discuss is the Olmec civilization in comparing to the Ubaid period chiefdom of Mesopotamia in terms of rulership, political power, religion, and economy, based on the information from the archaeological records. The Ubaid period of Mesopotamia began early 5000 B.C. to 3500 B.C. in the southern Mesopotamia. Sumerians developed the first complex societies of the Mesopotamia. The level of complexity was complicated to discuss because it…

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  • Ethical Issues In Archaeology

    elements of archaeology under dictatorship. Archaeologists face difficult decisions in which an oppressive regime can use archaeological findings for the purpose of oppression. The essay then moves onto the destruction of archaeological sites due to dictatorship.…

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  • Lake Mungo Essay

    Lake Mungo is one of Australia 's richest archaeological, historical, cultural and scientific sites, providing evidence of human habitation in the area, as much as 50,000 years old, doubling the anthological history of Australia. The discovery of human remains records some of the earliest evidence of burial rituals including the first cremation and the world 's oldest ochre burial. Evidence also exists for the earliest Homo sapiens outside of Africa. Lake Mungo contains the world 's largest…

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  • Processualism In Archaeology

    as processualism did in the mid twentieth century (Trigger 2006). Processualism, or the new archaeology, revolutionised the way archaeologists thought and worked with its effects lasting until today both directly and indirectly. Even in modern archaeological settings, processual approaches define the discipline with archaeologists generally describing themselves as processual or post-processual. Although this dichotomy, defined by processual theory and the reaction to it, is not as obvious as it…

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  • Hallstatt: The Archaeologically Identifiable Celtic Culture

    When an archaeologist speaks the name “Hallstatt,” multiple things should come to mind. First, the image of a vast archaeological site centered around a salt mine, located southeast of the Austrian city of Salzburg (Silberman 2012). Second, an enormous collection of over 2,000 grave sites filled with well preserved burial goods (Hallstatt 2016). Finally, the concept of an entire culture that, by 500 BC, had spread across most of Western Europe and southern Britain (Hallstatt 2005). Regarded as…

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  • Non-Intrusive Fieldwalking: The First Steps Of An Archaeological Project

    Non-intrusive archaeological surveying techniques are a fundamental and beneficial process that are often the first step of an archaeological project. The wide variety of non-intrusive techniques can be adapted and used separately or jointly to suit the demands of the site and provide critical data. This data can be used to make research design and narrow down a site to the most promisingly productive areas to excavate to save time and money. Also, once a site is determined can be used to create…

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  • Catahoula Research Paper

    by the local natives with their domestic dogs. The idea that Native Americans bred their dogs with or from red wolves is not supported by recent DNA work. Several recent studies, have looked at the remains of prehistoric dogs from American archaeological sites and each has indicated that the genetics of prehistoric American dogs…

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  • Significance Of The Trojan War

    that has passed since its event, it is likely that some details have been changed. There are various written sources to support it, from Homer’s Iliad to Hittite cuneiform tablets. Equally, there is a large amount of archaeological evidence found both at Troy and other ancient sites, such as Mycenae. It seems unlikely that evidence of this quantity and scale could have originated solely from a legend, and thus the Trojan War must have been, at some point, a reality. There are many sources…

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