CZ:Archaeology Workgroup

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
The Citizendium Archaeology Workgroup
Archaeology article All articles (83) To Approve (1) Editors: active (1) / inactive (3)
and
Authors (90)
Status
(Userinfo System)
Archaeology Workgroup Discussion
Recent changes Citable Articles (2) Mailing list (defunct):
cz-archaeology
Subgroups
Checklist-generated categories: Underlinked (57) | Cat Check (45) | Cleanup (0)
Subpage categories: Definitions (78) | Related Articles (74; to check 22) | Bibliography (44) | External Links (42) | Gallery (7) | Video (1) 
Missing subpage categories: Definitions (4) | Related Articles (1) | Bibliography (2) | External Links (2) 
17 Developed [1] | 37 Developing [2] | 25 Stub [3] | 0 External [4] | 19 Advanced [0-1] | 56 Nonstub [0-2] | 81 Internal [0-3]

Core articles

Click here to edit this transcluded list (remove when article started)


Articles

Click on the [r] after the first definition below to edit this list of transcluded subtopics.

  • Archaeology [r]: The scientific study of past human cultures by means of the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains and environmental data. [e]
  • Dendrochronology [r]: The practice of using tree rings to provide dates [e]
  • Excavation [r]: The process by which an archeologist, paleoanthropologist or paleontologist uncovers material remains of the past. [e]
  • Experimental archaeology [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Geophysics [r]: The study of the Earth by quantitative physical methods, namely seismic, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, thermal and radioactivity methods. [e]
  • Phase (archaeology) [r]: A period of inhabitation with cultural continuity. [e]
  • Potsherd [r]: A historic or prehistoric fragment of pottery, useful in archaeology for chronological dating, and for cultural context. [e]
  • Radiocarbon dating [r]: A scientific method of determining the age of organic material based on the amount of carbon-14. [e]
  • Rescue archaeology [r]: The process of recording a historic site that is under threat from damage or destruction. [e]
  • Robber trench [r]: An archaeological feature created when the foundations of a stone building are dug up for reuse. [e]
  • Stratigraphy [r]: The interdisciplinary science field that describes all rock bodies that form the Earth's crust and the manner in which they are organised into distinctive units that are then mapped. [e]
  • Zooarchaeology [r]: Add brief definition or description