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Study Guide for Midterm 1 on Part I

by: Alex Conrad

Study Guide for Midterm 1 on Part I Anth 110

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Alex Conrad
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Intro to Archaeology
Dr. G. Katrinka Reinhart

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Study guide for the first midterm, on Part I, topic 1-4. Includes key terms and concepts.
Intro to Archaeology
Dr. G. Katrinka Reinhart
Study Guide
ANTH110, ANTH 110
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by Alex Conrad on Saturday February 21, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to Anth 110 at San Francisco State University taught by Dr. G. Katrinka Reinhart in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 338 views.

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Date Created: 02/21/15
To Study Guide for Midterm on Part Topics 14 ic 1 2147 1 Archaeology is 2 In 1748 the Roman city of o Ascience 0 Anthropology History was discovered 3De ne gt antiquarianism gt Stratigraphy gt Uniformitarianism 4 Things to know T0 1 OWU39lh gt Charles Darwin s Evolutionary Theory gt Three Age System gt CultureHistory Period also known as quotclassi catory historicalquot gt Lewis Binford amp Processual Archaeology gt Positivism gt Deductive reasoning gt Interpretive Archaeologies Post Processual ic 2 What remains 4869 The different scales in archaeology Region Europe gt Northwestern Germany gt Local Settlement Patterns Rhine River gt Local Region gt Site Group gt Individual Site gt Particular Structure house and features post holes Be able to de ne the 4 main types of nds gt Artifacts gt Features gt Structures gt Sites What is the Formation Process What are examples of natural processes What are examples of cultural processes De ne gt Matrix gt Provenience gt Association gt Primary context gt Secondary context 7 What is Overton Down 8 What are some examples of destruction of the archaeological record 9 What are some inorganic nds 10 What are some organic nds 11 Know which climates are best for preservation o Waterlogged anoxic Arid dry Frigid 12 Look at the Inca mummies as well as the Iceman To ic 3 Where 71119 1 Archaeological Research design be able to de ne each step Formulation Collecting and recording of evidence 0 Processing and Analysis 0 Presentation of Results 2 Finding sites give example of each 0 Always known Discovered accidentally 0 Documentary sources 0 Construction 0 Surface survey 0 Aerial survey 3 What is a survey method a systematic survey T0 90w 99 F ic 4 When 1 How do we understand the past 2 Be able to identify sampling strategies and know which one is best A Simple Random Sample B Strati ed Random Sample C Systematic Sample D Strati ed Unaligned Look at aerial photography satellite imagery LlDAR amp RADAR and kite photography What is the Graphic Information System GIS What are the ways to assess a site s layout and features What are some excavation methods What are ways to recover and record nds Look at human burials and what precautions must be taken 121165 Know the types of dating conventions Christian calendar NonChristian etc Know the 2 basic methods of dating 0 Relative 0 Absolute De ne gt Typology gt Seriation gt Environmental dating gt Pleistocene epoch gt Holocene Know the relative dating sequences based on env Dating 0 Deep sea cores 0 Ice cores Pollen dating Look at the Mayan calendar both round and long count Look at varves and tree rings in relation to absolute dating Look at radioactive clocks carbon dating potassium argon ssion track etc 9 Be able to differentiate between hominid anol hominin 10 Be familiar with the 4 adaptive radiations Australopithecines Paranthropines Early homo Later homo


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