WHAT IS THE MEANING OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOURCES

The following points may help you:

a. Archaeological sources are basically the material evidence like historical buildings, coins, inscriptions and other remains that gives important and detailed information pertaining to a particular period.
b. These sources help to explain chronology of events, important developments as they are  substantiated by material evidences like coins, monuments, art and architecture.
c. Inscriptions or the written records engraved on stones, pillars,clay or copper tablets, caves and walls of the buildings provide detailed information
d. It provides us with a more unbiased information.


 

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"scientific study of ancient peoples" first recorded 1837. Related:Archaeologist(1824). The scientific study of past human life and culture by the examination of physical remains, such as graves, tools, and pottery.

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