Archaeology studies people and societies from the Ice Age to the present day. It is a humanities subject which investigates what it means to be human on the basis of the material traces which are left behind.
Classical Archaeology and Ancient History
The subject of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History studies the ancient cultures around the Mediterranean on the basis of both archaeological and written sources.
The subject of Historical Archaeology studies areas and periods through both written and archaeological material. Emphasis is on Medieval northern Europe.
The subject of Historical Osteology studies skeleton material from both animals and humans found in connection with archaeological investigations.