There are many glossaries of archaeological terms available.
This selection of glossaries covers a range from simple and general,
to complex and specialized.
General Archaeology Glossaries
The Hominidae Project
Glossary of Archaeological terms – Southern Methodist University
Selected Archaeological terms NPS - Southeast Archaeological
For Students and teachers
Archaeology Adventure Glossary
A Small Glossary of Basic Terms (National Park Service)
Lithics-Net Glossary of Lithics terminology
National Park Service - Managing Archaeological Collections
Archaeology UK Glossary of Terms Peoples and Places
National Park Service NAGPRA glossary
Content courtesy of Maureen Malloy, SAA Manager, Education and Outreach
page updates 10-4-2011