Ethnoarchaeology



[eth-noh-ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌɛθ noʊˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of that studies contemporary primitive cultures and technologies as a way of providing analogies and thereby patterns for prehistoric cultures.
noun

the scientific study of societal groups, esp. for understanding the behavioral relationships which underlie the production of material culture
Word Origin

ethno- ‘culture’ + archaeology

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