How Archaeology Reveals Secrets of Our Human Past
Archaeology conjures up images of dark tunnels, musty tombs, and renegade treasure hunters barely escaping wild chases through tropical jungles…The stuff of Victorian novels and Hollywood imagination…
But…archaeology IS real! Exciting new discoveries are being made regularly, revealing fascinating insights into diverse areas: prehistoric fossil remains may re-write the story of human evolution, ancient archaeological discoveries are being interpreted in new ways, archaeologists are revising their theories and methods. This is the beauty of science: it is self-correcting!
However, even when documented in modern magazine articles and popular television documentaries, the science of archaeological discovery is frequently portrayed as cloaked in mystery and intrigue so as to remain closely associated with legend and myth.
Learn how to separate the science from the myth throughout these pages! Join us for an in-depth journey into the fascinating realm of the science of archaeology. Through articles meant for everyone from the beginner…to the student contemplating a career in archaeology…to the college researcher, our articles provide you with current research and raise important questions in mankind’s ongoing search for what it means to be human!