Welcome to the Archaeology Buzzwords WikiEdit

Bite-sized definitions of the most complicated buzzwords commonly used in theoretical archaeology. Feel free to add alternate definitions, and new buzzwords!

Rules of engagementEdit

This wiki is not intended as an academic resource, but as a way for students and practitioners of archaeology and anthropology to reflect on some of the most complex and rigorous intellectual debates in their field, and then take the piss out of them.

All entries should relate to concepts in archaeological theory. For instance, 'monumentality' would be an appropriate term; 'Stonehenge' would not.

All entries should be short and sweet, but multiple definitions per word are encouraged.

Most of all, let's keep this fun and light-hearted.

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