Archaeology: Detectives of the Past
The famous Spanish philosopher and writer George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” We know from studying history how true this statement is, and the age-old field of archaeology helps us to better understand, through discovery and analysis, how ancient civilizations have shaped the modern world. This fascinating course, Archaeology: Detectives of the Past, explores the various techniques, methods, and theories of this field and illustrates how archaeologists conduct their studies. What is it like to uncover precious artifacts? How are they located and preserved? Find the answer to these questions and more as you learn how ancient discoveries can unlock the secrets of a long and colorful past.
- Explore the beginnings of human culture.
- Discover how archaeologists use ancient artifacts to learn more about the cultures they came from.
- Investigate how archaeologists conduct research.
- Examine how ancient artifacts are recovered and preserved.