Quotes about Archaeology

An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have: the older she gets, the more interested he is in her. Agatha Christie (Attributed to her, but she later denied it.)

Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art. Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been. Jim Bishop

Those were the great days of excavating, anything to which a fancy was taken, from a scarab to an obelisk, was just appropriated, and if there was a difference with a brother excavator, one laid for him with a gun.
Howard Carter