Hello, my name is Mitchell Gillum and I used to think Anthropology was mainly based around Archaeology, because of movies like Indiana Jones Archaeology is what gets a majority of the Focus.
However, after watching videos about the different branches if Anthropology and how important those branches are to piecing together parts of history, my mind was blown. While Archaeology is important, Archaeology focuses mainly on artifacts. Anthropology is the study of humans and artifacts are just one of four branches that provide information about human culture.
I now have a more in depth understanding of what Anthropology actually is and the importance of it. And, while Archaeology is important, it is only one of four branches that make up Anthropology. Archaeology, Along with Physical, Linguistic and Sociocultural all contribute the field of Anthropology and without any one of the four branches of Anthropology wouldn't work as vitally as it does with all four.