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Archaeology

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Archaeology (V400): The study of human prehistory, development of early societies and the emergence of civilisation. Includes socio-historical analysis of the material remains from excavations of past cultures to reconstruct and understand the past.

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Link World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum: a characterization

This volume - World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum: a characterization - introduces the range, history and significance of the...

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Link "BAD ARCHAEOLOGY"

“Bad Archaeology: exposing frauds, misconceptions and distortions.” This site maintains that “Bad Archaeology is all around us. Many of its ideas...

Plato, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Timaeus, Critias, Archaeology view
Course Africa: Cradle Of Humanity

As Charles Darwin rightly predicted, Africa is the cradle of humanity, not only of our own species but also of the very first members of our...

Africa, Archaeology, behavior, Evolution, hominin view
Document African hominins

List of hominin species found in Africa

hominin, Australopithecus, Ardipithecus, Paranthropus, Homo view
Document African hominins

List of hominin species found in Africa

hominin, Australopithecus, Homo, Paranthropus, Ardipithecus view
Link An introduction to material culture

An introduction to the study of material culture, teaching you how to look at and describe objects.

 

Material Culture view
Course Anglo-Saxon Archaeology

This course explores the archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England from the end of Roman Britain in the fifth century to...

Anglo-Saxon, Archaeology, hoard, sutton hoo view
Link Antiquities of the Jews, Book 19

This link takes you to a translation of Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Book 19

Rome, Latin, Caligula view
Link Apocolocyntosis, Seneca

This link takes you to a translation of Seneca, Apocolocyntosis

Rome, Latin, Seneca view
Document Archaeological Periods

Table showing the major divsions of the Stone Age of Africa and the Palaeolithic of Europe

Palaeolithic view
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