The Origins of Modern Archaeology
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites
Taught by Professor Eric H. Cline | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Begin to investigate what archaeologists actually do, the nature and scope of their work, and popular misconceptions about the field. As an introduction to the course, trace the colorful history of archaeology from its beginnings with the ancient Babylonian king Nabonidus to archaeological luminaries of the 20th century.