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The exact origins of archaeology as a discipline are uncertain. Excavations of ancient monuments and the collection of antiquities have been taking place for thousands of years. In parts of Europe and the Old World, the discipline has its roots in antiquarianism and the study of Latin and Ancient Greek, and so has a natural affinity with the field of history.
Flavio Biondo an Italian Renaissance humanist historian created a systematic and documented guide to the ruins and topography of ancient Rome in the early 15th century for which he has been called an early founder of archaeology. The itinerant scholar Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391–1453) also traveled throughout Greece to record his findings on ancient buildings and objects.
It was only in the 18th century, however, that the systematic study of the past through its physical remains began to be carried out in a manner recognisable to modern students of archaeology.
How does it work?
The Archeologist's main task is 'harvesting' items from digs and tombs.
An Archeologist can also produce knowledge by studying certain artifacts at the Researcher's Desk.
You can also ask an Archeologist trainer for a task. You can only have one active task at any moment. If you are free to take a task the Instructor gives you an area name and a target. Go to that area, and use the Job Log on the ground. On success you find an interesting dig.
• Ancient Artifact
• Ancient Scroll
• Broken Blade
• Curious Artifact
• Demonic Mask
• Funny Stone
• Goblins and Elves: A common ancestor?
• Mummified Corpse
• Obscure Parchment
• Old Urn
• Pottery Pieces
• Rune Stone
• Suspicious Scroll
• Tribal Totem
• Very Peculiar Skull
• Weird Statue
• Withered Journal
• Withered Tapestry
• Withered Tome
G Gatherer: You gather natural resources such as ore and wood.
C Converter: You convert none resource into the other, for example ore into metal.
F Farmer: You plant crops or breed animals from which to harvest resources.
H Hunter: You locate creatures or areas and interact with them.
A Academic: You can generate knowledge by examining objects.
S Service: You can boost abilities by attending a character.
T Trader: You can buy, sell, and store resources.
U Unique: See description.