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Archaeology Vocab


strata layer of earth
anthropologists people who study human beings
decipher explain the meaning of
ages time periods
artifacts products of human skill
prehistory time before people began to keep written records
archaeologists people who study ruins and artifacts
hunting-and-food-gathering period the time when people wandered from place to place in search of food
data facts from which conclusions may be drawn
legends folktales or stories passed down from generation to generation
excavate uncover by digging
civilization society with a developed knowledge of farming, trade, government, and science
tells mounds of earth which contain levels of housing of ancient civilizations
kitchen midden name given to ancient bones and household items (garbage)
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