Category: What is archaeology?

  • What is archaeology?

    Balerno Main Shelter, photograph by B van Doornum, Natal Museum The word archaeology means “the study of ancient things”¬†(The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology by T¬†Darvill, 2002). Archaeology is the study of the people of the past: how they lived, where they lived, what they ate, and what their environment was like. Archaeologists use tools, […]