— Jim Bishop
Archaeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record). Because archaeology employs a wide range of different procedures, it can be considered to be both a science and an art.
Archaeology is a career for people who love reading, observing and exploring. The work involves carefully excavating the things, cleaning them, preserving them and studying them. Some of the exciting discoveries have been made by archaeologists. To do so they usually travel to sites and stay for quite a long period of time.
Some different archaeological sciences are as follows: Archaeometry, Dendrochronology, Isotope analysis, Palynology, Radiocarbon dating, Zooarchaeology, Geoarchaeology, Bioarchaeology, Archaeogenetics and Computational Archaeology. The nature of work thus involves a lot of scientific work.
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