World Archaeology - Audio

World Archaeology - Audio

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How do archaeologists investigate and understand ancient sites and civilisations? Interpreting archaeological evidence accurately and methodically is the key to obtaining a critical perspective on the development of the human race. This album provides an introduction to archaeology and its methodologies for excavation of sites that can be more than 12000 years old. Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle but without a picture guide, archaeologists ...Read More
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World Archaeology

13 Apr 2010 | 01 min

World Archaeology

13 Apr 2010 | 01 min

The importance of archaeo...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 54 secs

The importance of ar...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 54 secs

Pompeii: reconstructing t...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 16 secs

Pompeii: reconstruct...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 16 secs

The origins of agricultur...

03 Sep 2008 | 07 mins 29 secs

The origins of agric...

03 Sep 2008 | 07 mins 29 secs

Interpreting the remains ...

03 Sep 2008 | 08 mins 10 secs

Interpreting the rem...

03 Sep 2008 | 08 mins 10 secs

The challenge of defining...

03 Sep 2008 | 10 mins 55 secs

The challenge of def...

03 Sep 2008 | 10 mins 55 secs

Understanding empires

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 57 secs

Understanding empire...

03 Sep 2008 | 06 mins 57 secs

Excavating empires

03 Sep 2008 | 10 mins 24 secs

Excavating empires

03 Sep 2008 | 10 mins 24 secs

Studying human developmen...

03 Sep 2008 | 07 mins 09 secs

Studying human devel...

03 Sep 2008 | 07 mins 09 secs