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Good science, big hype, bad archaeology

Rosemary Joyce, professor of anthropology | June 7, 2012

Being an archaeologist is a funny thing, because archaeology is one of those sciences that catches the popular imagination: pyramids! tombs! mummies! treasure! But archaeology as a science is not about discoveries. It is about knowledge: understanding the human past, the lives of men and women, the ways that societies developed, how people coped with … Continue reading »