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Title: Cultural Bias in the Archaeology of Palestine
Authors: Glock, Albert 
Keywords: Excavation (Archaeology) - Palestine - History;Cultural conflict
Issue Date: 1995
Publisher: Journal of Palestine Studies
Abstract: One of the positive developments in archaeology in recent years is the increasing awareness of the role of "bias." I am not referring here to "operational bias"-the way in which natural and cultural forces (e.g., climate and sediment cover, the presence or absence of scavenging living communities) distort the archaeological record. Rather, I want to discuss the cultural bias of the archaeologist that distorts our understanding of the past.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/8302
DOI: 10.2307/2537733
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