The definition of archaeology is: The systematic study of past human life and culture by the recovery of remaining material evidence, such as graves, buildings, tools, and pottery. The remains of the cities once known as Sodom and Gomorrah, and three other cities on the plain in the same area, are not standard when one thinks of archaeological remains; but the exploration of these sites would still fall under archaeology as it pertains to the study of remaining material evidence.
A somewhat controversial figure that perhaps not everyone may be familiar with was a man named Ron Wyatt. Ron was from Nashville, TN, worked as a nurse anesthetist and was a true God fearing man. Ron prayed to the Father asking how he might be able to show people that the Bible really is true. What followed in his life was an amazing odyssey of discoveries in the 1970s and 1980s.