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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Archaeology.
See also changes related to Archaeology, or pages that link to Archaeology or to this page or whose text contains "Archaeology".

Parent topics

  • Anthropology [r]: The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study"). [e]
  • History [r]: Study of past human events based on evidence such as written documents. [e]
  • Science [r]: The organized body of knowledge based on non–trivial refutable concepts that can be verified or rejected on the base of observation and experimentation [e]


  • Dendrochronology [r]: The practice of using tree rings to provide dates [e]
  • Excavation [r]: The process by which an archeologist, paleoanthropologist or paleontologist uncovers material remains of the past. [e]
  • Experimental archaeology [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Geophysics [r]: The study of the Earth by quantitative physical methods, namely seismic, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, thermal and radioactivity methods. [e]
  • Phase (archaeology) [r]: A period of inhabitation with cultural continuity. [e]
  • Potsherd [r]: A historic or prehistoric fragment of pottery, useful in archaeology for chronological dating, and for cultural context. [e]
  • Radiocarbon dating [r]: A scientific method of determining the age of organic material based on the amount of carbon-14. [e]
  • Rescue archaeology [r]: The process of recording a historic site that is under threat from damage or destruction. [e]
  • Robber trench [r]: An archaeological feature created when the foundations of a stone building are dug up for reuse. [e]
  • Stratigraphy [r]: The interdisciplinary science field that describes all rock bodies that form the Earth's crust and the manner in which they are organised into distinctive units that are then mapped. [e]
  • Zooarchaeology [r]: Add brief definition or description