5 edition of Towards a history of archaeology found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Glyn Daniel.|
|Contributions||Daniel, Glyn Edmund., University of Cambridge., Aarhus universitet.|
|LC Classifications||CC100 .C66 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||80054192|
An outline History of Archaeology The exact origins of archaeology as a disciplined study are uncertain. Excavations of ancient monuments and the collection of antiquities have been taking place for thousands of years. The terms "excavations" ond "collection" can, however, cover a . Archaeology originated in 15th and 16th century Europe with the popularity of collecting and Humanism, a type of rational philosophy that held art in high esteem. The inquisitive elite of the Renaissance collected antiquities from ancient Greece and Rome, considering them pieces of art more than historical artifacts.
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural ology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities. In Europe it is often viewed as either a discipline in its own right or a sub-field of. The First Archaeologists Tradition has it that the first recorded archaeological dig was operated by Nabonidus, the last king of Babylon who ruled between – BCE. Nabonidus' contribution to the science of the past is the unearthing of the foundation stone of a building dedicated to Naram-Sin, the grandson of the Akkadian king Sargon the.
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