//Department of Prehistoric Archeology
Department of Prehistoric Archeology 2016-06-28T18:04:20+03:00

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Harun  TAŞKIRAN
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Prehistoric Archeology comprises more than 99% of history of humanity. The field studies and examines all facts about humans, their life styles and behaviors in the subject period. The discipline also studies the natural environment in which human live and chronologically examines findings which are excavated.

Therefore, Prehistoric Archeology is a science which investigates all material and nonmaterial progress about human during stone ages. Scientific research systematic of the field bases on combining hypothetical induction and hypothetical deduction methods through comparative studies with excavations and surface studies. Zoo archaeology, paleobotany, palynology, climatology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geology, paleoanthropology, ecology, date methods, chronology, ethnology, economy and archeometry are amongst supportive science branches of Prehistoric Archeology.

Techno-typology of paleolith, grinding stone, bone, horn and wooden equipment besides settlement styles, life and belief systems, burial customs, economy models, demography, natural environment, glaciers, chronology, stratigraphy, human behaviors and migration routes; art, decoration objects and iconography are amongst primary concerns of study field of Prehistoric Archeology.