Archeology {4} ~ Classical & Historical

Classical archaeology refers to the study of architecture from the ‘classical period’ – Ancient Greece and Rome. Classical architecture was the first type of architecture, as historians in the nineteenth century began to investigate the sites from Greek and Roman literature.The classical period covers roughly 2,000 years from 1500 BCE to 500 CE. Most of this archaeology takes place in the modern-day countries of Greece and Rome, as well as the wider Mediterranean region (many sites, such as the historic city of Troy are in modern-day Turkey).

Historical archaeology is the broadest form of archaeology, encompassing all historical periods outside of the classical period. These type of archaeology attempts to find artifacts that give evidence of the lives of people throughout history.

A lot of historical archaeology center on discovering cultures and rituals and other daily behaviors for societies across the world.

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