Essays Tagged: "Archaeology"

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

After graduating from Grammar School he went up to Cambridge to study English, but later changed to Archaeology and Anthropology. At Cambridge he met Sylvia Plath, whom he married in 1956. His first c ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparison of Mesopotamia and the Indus Civilization

Mesopotamia and Harappan societies have long been compared throughout the history of archaeology. Mesopotamia, also known as, 'the land between the rivers,' was named for the triangular ...

(11 pages) 218 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a two page essay describing cleopatra's poltical strategies in egypt.

Cleopatra An Egyptian RulerHow we see Cleopatra today is through archaeology. The best representation of Cleopatra through archaeology would have to be her as Isis w ... leopatra as Isis and is an example of Cleopatra's cleverness in politics. (See picture on next page)Archaeology also helps us to see the type of currency used during Cleopatra's reign. I chose a coin ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Radiocarbon Dating: Merits and Drawbacks.

uranium-238. Because of its relatively short half-life, radiocarbon dating has been most useful to archaeology (geology requiring a much larger time span, hence the development of uranium-238 dating) ... n no corrections can be made to possible flaws in conventional beliefs. Therein lies a problem with archaeology and it follows that this would carry into the corner stone of modern-day archaeology, ra ...

(10 pages) 134 2 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Can Technologies determine modern social customs and ethics?

pable force of technology in transforming or determining outlooks of science, business, researches, archaeology, entomology and endless others, I insist that the relationship between technology and so ...

(2 pages) 122 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Title is Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Re: the immediate and long term effects of eruption of Vesuvius.

of Herculaneum in 1710, it was not until 1860, when Guiseppe Fiorelli was appointed to Professor of Archaeology at Naples, that scientific excavation began. Slowly over the next one hundred and forty ... much was destroyed with their careless ways.In 1860 Guiseppe Fiorelli was appointed as Professor of Archaeology of Naples and finally began a careful and scientific excavation of these sites. Sites we ...

(7 pages) 57 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Historical, and iconographical analysis of "The Book of Kells", and ancient Irish illuminated manusript. title is "The Book of Kells".

is relevant and correct. The publisher, Thames and Hudson, publishes many academic resources on art archaeology, and architecture as well as many college books, so this book by Peter Brown is there fo ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Discuss: The way in which technology now plays a vital role in archaeology

he naked eye. The ability to see through thin layers of sand, up to 2 meters, has been important to archaeology. It allows archaeologists to know the location of sites in desert areas before they star ... ory context as an alternative to the traditional text. The growing number of web sites dedicated to archaeology are testament to the value of the worldwide web as a tool to access and release data, an ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Discuss the life and work of famous Ancient Egypt archaelogoist (Egyptologist) Flinders Petrie.

ks, minerals and anything else that interested him. At a young age, Petrie developed an interest in archaeology, particularly in the area of ancient weights and measures. Petrie had an inquisitive min ... n independent organisation called the Egypt Research Account, later to become the British School of Archaeology in Egypt. He was also appointed the first Edwards Professor of Egyptology at University ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Sexual division of labour

uman society, or the idea of men and women, and so the origin of gender ( It can be seen in the workforce and within the domestic setting, as well as ... estricted Vision: women, witches and Wickedness in the courtroom: ...

(5 pages) 64 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Coil pots brief history and how to make a coil pot

ia, England, France, Italy, Greece, and North and South America, have proved of great importance in archaeology and have often a way of dating and establishing an early timeline. Pottery has also been ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

The Leakey Family

of artists and archaeologists. She too was influenced as a child to follow a career in geology and archaeology, and her specialty was drawing prehistoric tools and artefacts. Louis and Mary met and m ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


Archaeology is a science that has as its goal the reconstruction of culture history before there was ... goal the reconstruction of culture history before there was a written record. In the United States, archaeology is taught in universities in the Anthropology Department along with its related fields o ... specialists in a variety of fields such as agronomy, zoology, botany, and geology. A career path in archaeology usually leads to teaching at a university that provides the opportunity for fieldwork in ...

(1 pages) 57 2 2.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

The kind of evidence that archaeologists, anthropologists, and paleontologists study to find out how prehistoric people lived.

Archaeologists work like detectives to uncover the story of prehistoric peoples. Archaeology is a branch of anthropology that seeks to document and explain connections, changes, sim ... aleontology and the study of race and of body build or constitution. Cultural anthropology includes archaeology, which studies the material remains of prehistoric and extinct cultures.Paleontology is ...

(1 pages) 38 0 4.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

What is History?

ields in the 19th and 20th centuries came a flood of new information that challenged this notion -- archaeology, anthropology and other social sciences were providing new information and even theories ... on various sources of evidence. Additionally, "prehistorians" such as Vere Gordon Childe were using archaeology to explain important events in areas that were traditionally in the field of history. Th ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Sir Arthur Evans- Brief and Simple to understand Biography

chaeologist; and it was because of him that Arthur Evans had developed a very strong fascination in archaeology at a young age, and grew up to accomplish manygreat deeds.Arthur Evans received his educ ... Oxford, and a post he held until 1908, when he was appointed extraordinary professor of prehistoric archaeology at the university. Arthur Evans is well known for his excavations at the city of Knossos ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.1 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Beowulf Manuscript Analysis

Background and originsBeowulf meets archaeology. As the barrow in Vendel (in Sweden) was indicated as the barrow of Ohthere by local tra ... ecutive season, performing to well over 200,000 people annually.Background and originsBeowulf meets archaeology. As the barrow in Vendel (in Sweden) was indicated as the barrow of Ohthere by local tra ...

(40 pages) 56 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Summarise what is meant by social anthropology

into three sub disciplines: biological (physical) anthropology, cultural (social) anthropology, and archaeology.Social anthropology is a branch of anthropology which mainly focuses on society, traditi ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Understand the meaning of Anthropology, European colonialism, ethnocentrism and cultural relativism

netics. Another field of Anthropology is Linguistic which is based on different types of languages. Archaeology Anthropology is the way anthropologists use to collect peoples' remains and materials wh ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


world. They studied the skies and its patterns to tell what is going to happen in religion. We use archaeology to help us understand the era of Jesus. We want to know more of about the savior. ...

(1 pages) 1169 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith