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Role of National Museum to Safeguard Cultural Heritage

Role of Bangladesh National Museum to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage: A Review Bangladesh National Museum Abstract This paper aims to investigate the role of Bangladesh National Museum...

The Meaning of Wine in Egyptian Tombs

The find of Tutankhamun’s tomb is significant in its being one of a few intact royal tombs to have been discovered in Egypt thus...

Linear B Archives and the Mycenaean World

What contribution do the Linear B archives make to understanding the Mycenaean world in respect of one of the following: social organisation, cult practices, stock...

Human Fossil Findings in Indonesia

Indonesia is an important country to examine about human origins and evolution, due to many sites within central Java, such as Sangiran and Ngandong...

Archeology: Imperialism, Colonialism and Nationalism

How does archaeology interact with Imperialism, Colonialism and Nationalism? Have they contributed to archaeology in any way? Discuss with examples. When we look at the...

Greek and Roman Houses

What are the significant ways in which Classical Greek and Roman houses differ? What can we learn about their households from these differences? It is important...

Archaeologists' Interpretations of Sex and Gender

How have archaeologists' attempts to interpret sex and gender relations in the past changed? Gender, as a point of request in the investigation of prehistoric...

The Kennewick Man Controversy

An Exploration of the Kennewick Man Controversy The Kennewick Man controversy is one of the most well known federal court cases dealing with NAGPRA and Anthropological...

Urban Society in Mesopotamia

The Evolution of Urban Society in Mesopotamia Where and when did the first urban societies appear? Were the earliest cities a prerequisite for the development of...

Contributions of feminism to archaeological theory

Introduction In its stages of conception, archaeology was considered to be merely a sub-discipline of both history and anthropology, and, in many cases, was restricted as...

Radiocarbon Dating in Archeology

The science of archaeology has undeniably enriched mankind’s history and has helped to quench the quest to understand...

The Historical Importance and Latest Findings of the Great Wall of China

(Use related reports, other published or on-line material to analyze the selected site) ...

A Study on Roman Ampitheatres

Roman amphitheatres If one were to ask any person what first comes to mind when they think...

Human Remains Curatorship: Ethical or Academic?

Abstract Biological objections are always easily evoked the public concern of ethical issue, especially in human remains....

A Review of Radio Carbon Dating, Potassium Argon Dating, Seriation and Stratigraphy

Explain the importance of the following dating methods: (a) radio carbon dating, (b) potassium argon dating, (c) seriation, (d) stratigraphy....

Agriculture

Question #2: Agriculture was one of the greatest advancements in human history as it provided a foundation for the development of social hierarchies or rank societies,...

Iron smelting technology

Introduction: The arrival of iron smelting technology in sub-Saharan Africa played a significant role in shaping the historical record of the area by bringing profound changes...

Archaeology Essays - Late Bronze Age

Assess the evidence for cult practices on Cyprus during the LBA (Late Bronze Age). There is a variety of evidence for cult practices on Cyprus during...

Archaeological sites in the landscape

What are the main methods used to discover archaeological sites in the landscape? Critically assess the pros and cons of the methods you identify using...

Development of the greek city-state

In What Ways Were Panhellenic Sanctuaries Distinctive in Comparison with Other Kinds of Greek Sanctuaries?         This work is going to centre on the Panhellenic sanctuaries of...

Textiles of mesoamerica

        The many cultural and artistic differences between the Pre Columbian societies made the Americas a breeding ground of beauty and fashion. The three famous societies;...

The population movement

Introduction Population movement may be utilised to reconstruct activities during the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition. Recent research particularly that relating to genetics and isotopic analysis, has been employed...

Star Carr

Star Carr is considered to be an important site for understanding the Mesolithic period. Consider why this situation exists and outline what factors limit the...

How Celtic is Iron Age Britain?

The concept of classifying a period of prehistory as the Iron Age was first introduced in the 19th century, and later validated by the massively...

Archaeology Essays - Archaeological Excavation

Can archaeological excavation of sites not under immediate threat of development or erosion be justified morally? Explore the pros and cons of research (as opposed...

Domestication of maize in mesoamerica

Maize: The Domestication of Maize in Mesoamerica One of the most basic needs of a human being is that of food. We most eat and drink...