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noun
a reorientation of archaeology, dating from the 1960s, that emphasizes an explicitly scientific, problem-oriented, deductive approach to research.
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Origin of new archaeology

First recorded in 1970–75

OTHER WORDS FROM new archaeology

new archaeologist, noun
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