Specific theory and method of archaeology, involving the controlled testing of hypotheses about practical aspects of past societies, such as the duplication of known artifacts, effects, or processes, the building of theoretical models simulating past circumstances that are then observed in actual operation through time, and the collection and interpretation of ethnographic data from modern peoples for the information this gives on archaeological questions.

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28249

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Topic ID
28249
Title
Experimental Archaeology
Date Added
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 12, 2022
Short URL
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