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date: 20 January 2022

pseudo‐archaeology 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
Author(s):

Timothy Darvill

[Ge]A broad spectrum of largely unconnected topics and approaches which misapply, misinterpret, and misrepresent archaeological material in a non‐scientific and often speculative way. Such topics include the search for lost continents such as ‘Atlantis’, the idea that astronauts from other worlds visited earth in the past, and the existence of connections between sites that are represented as force fields or ‘ley lines’.... ...

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