Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology
A modern, comprehensive compilation of more than 7,000 entries covering themes, concepts, and discoveries in archaeology written in nontechnical language and tailored to meet the needs of professionals, students and general readers. The main subject areas include artifacts; branches of archaeology, chronology; culture; features; flora and fauna; geography; geology; language; people; related fields; sites; structures; techniques and methods; terms and theories; and tools.
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Supplementary List of Archaeological Sites and Terms
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1st millennium BC 3rd millennium BC 4th millennium BC 5th century 6th century BC Acheulian Africa ancient animals archaeological architecture artifacts Asia assemblage axes bifacial blades bone Bronze Age buildings built burial capital carved cave cemetery central century BC ceramic Chalcolithic clay coast complex copper culture decorated deposits developed Dynasty earliest Early Bronze Age east eastern Egypt Egyptian Empire especially Europe evidence excavated flakes flint glacial grave Greek human important industry Iron Age island king kingdom known Late Neolithic later levels lithic Magdalenian material Maya Mesolithic metal microliths monuments mound Mousterian Neolithic northern occupation painted palace period phase Pleistocene pottery prehistoric pyramid radiocarbon dates region remains River rock shelter Roman scrapers sequence settlement southern Stone Age stone tools structure technique temple term tion tombs town trade tradition Upper Palaeolithic Valley vessels walls ware western