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Archaeology

Archaeology

Archaeology. Unearth new discoveries.

Archaeology is the study of past human societies, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data which they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes. Because archaeology employs a wide range of different procedures, it can be considered to be both a science and a humanity. Learn about human activity of the past the smart way with Archaeology courses at the University of Sydney.

Out of Africa Course: The Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution

Archaeology. Unearth new discoveries. Learn about human activity of the past the smart way with Archaeology courses at the University of Sydney. Archaeological research has been able to identify important examples of the evolution of modern humans from ape-like ancestors. Important finds were made by Louis Leakey in Olduvai Gorge which made it clear that early humans arose in east Africa. Subsequent finds, including the famous ‘Lucy’ in Ethiopia have made it clear Australopithecus... [More]
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