How Do Archaeologists Know How Old Things Are?

Ultimately the goal of archaeology is to find out about historic humans and their lives. To answer questions about how they lived, what they ate, did for fun, what they believed in, and how they communicated. But beyond just facts about the past, archaeologists are tasked with interpreting them to gain a deeper understanding of why some communities flourished and some failed. Here’s everything you need to know in the first of three episodes on archaeology!

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