The scientific study of the material continues to be of previous individuals. In archaeology these days, a variety of biological methods, including DNA evaluation, get into just what has been called bioarchaeology.
c.1600, "ancient record," from French arch
the part of anthropology that scientific studies primitive people and their particular cultures
- The technology or study of antiquities, esp. prehistoric antiquities, such as the remains of buildings or monuments of an early on epoch, inscriptions, executes, also relics, written manuscripts, etc.
(n.) The science or research of antiquities, esp. prehistoric antiquities, for instance the remains of buildings or monuments of an early epoch, inscriptions, implements, and other relics, written manuscripts, etc.
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