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Archaeology Field Methods

Alfred Newmann

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4.Looting of archaeological sites.
6.Remains such as hearths and house foundations preserved in archaeological sites.
7.Returning something to its place of origin.
8.Horizontal provenience
13.Period of time before written records.
16.Federal legislation providing a process for returning humans remains to the descendants of those people or culturally affiliated tribes.
18.A dating technique based on counting tree growth rings.
20.Items included in a burial to accompany the body.
21.Places containing remains of previous human activity
23.A ______ site contains layers of deposits
25.Imprint of the brain inside the skull.
26.A dating technique based on the the amount of unstable radioactive carbon left in organic materials.
1.Example of relative dating
2.Archaeology using written records, as well as excavation.
3.Fossilized feces yielding valuable information about diet and health.
5.The carved wooden bowls, ladles and clothing recovered during the excavation of an Eskimo girl's burial in Alaska.
9.Arranging things in order in time.
10.Stains on the ground indicating underlying structures .
11.Archaeology working within federal laws to protect historic or archaeological remains, using either survey or excavation.
12.Skeletal remains of a 9000+ year old man found in the state of Washington, which were central to a “who owns the bones” debate.
14.A/an _______ dating technique using chemical or physical properties and yielding actual numeric dates.
15.Vertical provenience
17.The 3-dimensional location of an artifact or feature in an archaeological site.
19.An archaeological garbage dump.
22.Using radar to penetrate jungle cover and map the jungle floor.
24.Plant or animal remains that have been mineralized

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