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Archaeology Essay Questions

We have prepared a list of example archaeology essay questions below to give you ideas for your own essay question. If you are looking for an essay written on a specific question or want to look at example essays that have been written by other students then take a look at the options in the box below:

Example Questions

  1. Urban life in Roman times: Choose six Roman-period buildings from either Rome or Pompeii (or 3 from each). Using illustrations and plans, describe their physical character, layout and function. What can these buildings tell us about the lifestyles of urban society?
  2. Discuss the role of nationalism in shaping current programmes of archaeological research.
  3. Discuss with examples, the evidence for dispersal of hominin populations out of Africa and into Europe from 1.9 million years ago to 3000,000 years ago.

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