- Assemblage (archaeology)
An assemblage is an archaeological term meaning a group of different artifacts found in association with one another, that is, in the same context. According to Renfrew and Bahn (1996, p. 539), an assemblage is a group of artifacts recurring together at a particular time and place, and representing the sum of human activities.
Where similar assemblages are found to be consistently present within a limited time period and area, they can be said to represent a culture. Where the content of the assemblages relates only to one product, they are more correctly termed an industry.
Renfrew, Colin and Bahn, Paul (1996). "Archaeology. Theories, Methods, and Practice". London: Thames and Hudson Ltd.
Dating methodology (archaeology)
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