skilled or good at something.
method used to harvest crops or care for livestock.
to study in detail.
material remains of a culture, such as tools, clothing, or food.
to drill or tunnel into something.
group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean off Western Europe, including Great Britain, Ireland and several smaller islands.
having to do with the Eastern Roman Empire (also called the Byzantine Empire), which flourished from 476-1453.
very careful and wary.
independent political state consisting of a single city and sometimes surrounding territory.
complex way of life that developed as humans began to develop urban settlements.
edge of land along the sea or other large body of water.
one of the seven main land masses on Earth.
learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.
skill, usually in manipulation or trickery.
act of misleading, cheating, or concealing the truth.
fragile or easily damaged.
group of nations, territories or other groups of people controlled by a single, more powerful authority.
data that can be measured, observed, examined, and analyzed to support a conclusion.
to expose by digging.
region extending from the eastern Mediterranean coast through Southwest Asia to the Persian Gulf.
object or service that serves a human need or want.
system or order of a nation, state, or other political unit.
(about 484 BCE to 425 BCE) Greek historian.
point where two or more lines cross each other.
Israeli agricultural community organized under collective principles.
having to do with the ocean.
person who sells goods and services.
study of ancient ship construction and use.
(~750) ancient Greek epic poem featuring the adventures of the hero Odysseus (or Ulysses) in his journey throughout the Mediterranean Sea.
piece of land jutting into a body of water.
large region that is higher than the surrounding area and relatively flat.
important or standing out.
a ridge of rocks, coral, or sand rising from the ocean floor all the way to or near the ocean's surface.
community or village.
marine clam (not a worm) considered a pest for boring into waterlogged wood.
scattered and few in number.
a general characteristic associated with a group of people.
to abandon or leave in a vulnerable position.
important part of a place or plan.
method of doing something.
land an animal, human, or government protects from intruders.
chemical element (metal) with the symbol Sn.
buying, selling, or exchanging of goods and services.
path followed by merchants or explorers to exchange goods and services.
person who studies artifacts and features found at the bottom of lakes, rivers, and oceans.
craft for traveling on water, usually larger than a rowboat or skiff.