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An anthropologist who seeks to document and explain the continuity, changes, similarities and differences among human cultures.
Archaeologists work with the material remains of cultures, past and present, providing the only source of information available about past non-literate societies and supplementing written sources for historical and contemporary groups.
An archaeologist is someone whose career lies in ruins.
Archaeologists work with the material remains of cultures, past and present, providing the only source of information that is available about past non-literate societies and supplementing written sources for historical and contemporary groups. (1)
1. Archeology is the study of ancient civilizations.
2. An archeologist is a scientist who excavates ancient cities.
Archeology is the study of the human past through the recovery and analysis of material remains. As people search for their origins, archeology provides insights into our shared heritage.
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archeologist, archaeologist (s) (noun)
; archeologists, archaeologists (pl)
A professional scholar who studies and reconstructs the human past through its physical remains: The work of an archaeologist
involves the scientific finding, collecting, cleaning, sorting, identifying, and measuring objects found in or on the earth or sea.
Usually the motives of archeologists are to record and to interpret ancient cultures rather than to collect and to display artifacts for a profit.
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