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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2020, 2(6); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2020.020618.

An Analysis of the Diversity of Archaeological Theoretical Development and Its Present Situation


Shidong Pei

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Shidong Pei

School of Social Development, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing Jiangsu 210023, China


Archaeology has been in existence for nearly two hundred years from its birth to the present, and has been maturing in the course of development. At present, the definition of archaeology is the subject of”excavating the unearthed objects”. This definition has a certain narrowness. The patterns and ornaments on the objects and utensils are also closely related to archaeology. Therefore, the object of archaeological research is not only the relics At the same time, it also included the spiritual field and social system of ancient humans. In the current archaeological theory, the theoretical research on these two parts of knowledge is not perfect. At the same time, the current theoretical data and reports of archaeological excavations have appeared in a backlog of publications, which has also adversely affected the development of archaeological theories. Based on this, this paper studies and analyzes the diversity and current status of the development of archaeology.


Archaeological theory, Ancient studies, Diversity development, Development status

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Shidong Pei. An Analysis of the Diversity of Archaeological Theoretical Development and Its Present Situation. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 6: 85-87. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2020.020618.


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