Dig Glossary - New and Improved!

Welcome to the dig™ glossary. Here is a list of hundreds of archaeological terms that you have seen in dig™ magazine, and lots more that you may not have seen yet. So, when you don't recognize an archaeological word, either in the magazine, or in school, or anywhere else, come straight here and look it up.

You can also click on words that are highlighted in the stories that are on our website and that will take you right to the definition. What a way to improve your archaeological vocabulary!


A - G
Absolute Dating - Grid

H - M
Hatshepsut - Mummy

N - R
Napoleon - Rosetta Stone

S - Z
Sarcophagus - Ziggurat