Archaeology is defined as the scientific study of historic or prehistoric peoples and their cultures through the analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, and other excavated remains. Archaeological records include artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts, and cultural landscapes.
ForensisGroup Archaeology Expert Witnesses are extremely experienced in archaeology, anthropology, and historical preservation. Their expertise includes historical archaeology, prehistory, coastal-inland settlement patterns, prehistoric economies, hunter-gatherer societies, and sociopolitical evolution. Their research involves examination of man-made materials at archeological sites, provenance of ceramics and tools, and analysis of chert lithic artifacts.
Our Archaeology Expert Witnesses have consulting experience that includes archival research, cultural resources evaluations, archeological testing, historical and ethnographic research, historical and architectural surveys, archeological impact assessments and mitigation plans, archaeological data recovery, and archeological site monitoring. They conduct field reconnaissance searches and report findings and prepare recommendations for environmental analysis reports as to the effects of proposed resource management activities may have on existing archeological remains. The archeologists conduct searches for historical records of the history, social structure, and living conditions of past cultures which inhabited the area.
Their expert witness experience includes damage assessments of historic resources and the application of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA). They have served in positions such as chief scientist, chief archeologist, and professors of undergraduate and graduate archaeology studies.
Our highly-qualified Archaeology consultants have many years of experience with consultations, litigation support, depositions, and courtroom testimony. To find an Archaeology expert witness to help your case, submit an expert request form or call us today.