Your Opinions On Archaeology

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Archaeology is a bit of a clumsy tool when it comes proving historical facts. I believe that we can all agree with that.

However, there are some people who are even more extremist in their views and want Archaeology to be of a much lower status.

I am curious if you guys agree with the 2 quotes below?

1. "Archaeology is only a supplement to History."

2. "Archaeology is not only clumsy, it cannot be used to disprove historical textual evidence."
 

Evo

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Archaeology is a bit of a clumsy tool when it comes proving historical facts. I believe that we can all agree with that.

However, there are some people who are even more extremist in their views and want Archaeology to be of a much lower status.

I am curious if you guys agree with the 2 quotes below?

1. "Archaeology is only a supplement to History."

2. "Archaeology is not only clumsy, it cannot be used to disprove historical textual evidence."
Please post the mainstream peer reviewed journal(s) where you found this.
 

phinds

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Evo, I hope you plan on locking this thread when he can't provide any reputable source for such a statement.
 

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Evo, I hope you plan on locking this thread when he can't provide any reputable source for such a statement.
Yes, and actually, since I know he can't. Thread closed.
 

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