Archaeological Semiotics

Archaeological Semiotics

Editor(s): Robert W. Preucel

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781557866578

Online ISBN: 9780470754962

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754962

About this Book

This book explores the multiple ways in which archaeologists give meaning to the past, highlighting debates over the ontological and epistemological status of the discipline and evaluating current responses to these issues.


  • Explains why absolute foundations in archaeology are inadequate and looks at the alternatives.
  • Highlights debates over the ontological and epistemological status of the discipline and evaluates current responses to these issues.
  • Defines a new space for archaeological discourse and dialogue.

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