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[mass noun] The study of the social organization and other ethnological features of present-day societies on the basis of their material culture, in order to draw conclusions about past societies from their material remains.
- ‘A related but less active approach to this kind of work has been dubbed ‘ethnoarchaeology’.’
- ‘This can be partially achieved through ethnoarchaeology, which compares patterns discerned in archaeological contexts with those recorded in traditional rural societies.’
- ‘The idea of ethnoarchaeology can be a very helpful and intriguing tool to the archaeologist when there is a lack of archaeological evidence to support an idea or theory.’
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