TITLE

A.D. 2050: the science of humankind comes of age

AUTHOR(S)
Fagan, Brian
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Archaeology;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines archaeology in the 21st century. Use of remote sensing techniques and computers which enable archaeologists to acquire information without disturbing unexcavated sites; Search for a distinctive archaeological theory; Significant archaeological finds in the 19th and 20th centuries; Emergence of teamwork that brings together specialists cooperating in multidisciplinary research; Focus on tiny clues and use of stone-tool wear analysis.
ACCESSION #
10981684

 

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