Over 4,000 entries cover the terms encountered in academic and popular archaeological literature, in lectures, and on television. Topics covered include artefacts, techniques, terminology, people, sites,and periods, and specialist areas such as industrial and maritime archaeology. The second edition now includes 150 new entries on archaeological sites, terms, movements, and people, plus archaeological resource management and archaeological theory. The dictionary's primary focus is on Europe, the Old World, and the Americas, but it includes key archaeological sites around the world. A quick-reference section covers chronological periods around the world, Egyptian rulers and dynasties, Roman rulers and dynasties, rulers of England to AD 1066, and principal international conventions and recommendations.
This publication seeks to promote a broader understanding of this important aspect of Korean culture among those with an interest in Korea's cultural legacy, and support scholarly research by providing English definitions and explanations of the terminology used for cultural artifacts. The 2,824 entries in this dictionary are classified into four major categories: archeology, architecture, art history and folklore. They are listed in Korean alphabetical order, without classification of fields.