Archaeology Quotations - A Collection of Quotes about Our Ancient Past

List of Archaeology Quotations by Archaeologists and others

Bust of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC)
Bust of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC). Matanya

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    • Emily Dickinson on an armed past.
    • Tom Dillehay on the first people in South America.
    • Robert A. Dodgshon on the end of time.
    • John Dryden on what has been.
    • A classic insult from Alexandre Dumas (pere)
    • Finley Peter Dunne on why the past looks so good.
    • Will Durant on geological consent.
    • Will Durant on clever things to say.

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    • Heinrich Harke and Bettina Arnold on coping with political reality.

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    • W. R. Inge on why history is a terrific occupation.
    • Von Igelfeld (Alexander McCall Smith) on German archaeology
    • Glynn Isaac on overextending our enthusiasm
    • Eddie Izzard on small walls
    • Eddie Izzard on the Time Team

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      • Rosemary Joyce on the illusory 'Ancient Maya'.

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      • Terry Pratchett on the future of architecture.
      • Ptahhotep on the limits of skill.

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      • Joseph Ransdell on the new conception of science.
      • Adrienne Rich on journeys into the past.
      • Clara Dice Roe demonstrates the problems with oral history.
      • Unnamed Roman Emperor on the good life.
      • John Ruskin Laying Stone on Stone
      • Steve Russell on the meaning of the repatriation movement.

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      • Clarice Stasz Stoll on collective forgetfulness.
      • Lawrence Straus on interpreting genetic data.
      • Christine Sullivan on the real adventures of Indiana Jones.

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      • Yasumaro on the teachings of the ancients.