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Archaeology

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Description

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture. The archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural landscapes. Archaeology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities. In North America archaeology is a sub-field of anthropology, while in Europe it is often viewed as either a discipline in its own right or a sub-field of other disciplines.

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Organizations relating to Archaeology

European Institute of Underwater Archeology / Est. 1985
Association des amis du parc archéologique européen de Bliesbruck-Reinheim
EXARC / Est. 2003
International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences / Est. 1931
Congrès international d'anthropologie et d'archéologie préhistoriques / Est. 1865
Association for the Study of Language In Prehistory / Est. 1986
International Association for Classical Archaeology / Est. 1945
European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage / Est. 1969
Laboratoire d'anthropologie et de préhistoire des pays de la Méditerranée occidentale / Est. 1969
Institute of Islamic Archaeology, Jerusalem
International Association for Assyriology / Est. 2003
European Association of Archaeologists / Est. 1994
International Union of Institutes of Archaeology, History and Art History in Rome / Est. 1946
European Association for the Advancement of Archaeology by Experiment / Est. 2002
Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / Est. 1953
Institute for Mediterranean Art and Archeology / Est. 1977
Camunian Center for Prehistoric Studies / Est. 1964
European Archaeological Council / Est. 1999
International Institute for Ligurian Studies / Est. 1947
World Archaeological Congress / Est. 1987
Nordic Laboratory for Luminescence Dating / Est. 1979
Association for Roman Archaeology
British Institute in Eastern Africa / Est. 1960
International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art / Est. 1993
Centre international de recherches glyptographiques / Est. 1981

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World Problems relating to Archaeology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Action Strategies relating to Archaeology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Cultivating appreciation of cultural heritage
Safeguarding archaeological sites
Facilitating emergency preservation of cultural heritage
Helping prevent illegal excavation

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