2 What is Archaeology? One of 4 sub-fields Anthropology Study of ancient cultures through material remainsArtifactsAims to explain origins & development of human culture“Speak to the earth and it shall teach thee”
3 Why is Archaeology Important? “History is to society as memory is to the individual.”Importance:Provides a means to learn about our pastTrue for cultures with and without any written history“History will be kind to me because I intend to write it” ~Winston Churchill
4 Can You Determine Where the following artifacts come from?