How do we learn about the earliest inhabitants of Texas when they left no written records? Through objects! Archaeology plays a big role in helping us understand how early people lived. Because of that, archaeology plays a large role in all areas of our
exhibit. Keep an eye out for archaeological activities or content throughout this virtual exhibit!
What is archaeology? Archaeology is the scientific study of the material remains of our human past. Archaeological sites are generally characterized by the presence of artifacts. What are artifacts? Objects of past cultures and peoples. Learn more about
the science of archaeology through these topics: