Archaeology

ANTHRO 2250B - Proseminar in Archaeology

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Jason Ur
Thurs. 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Peabody 12

This graduate seminar reviews critical issues in archaeological approaches to the study of complex societies, including writing, trade, craft specialization, technology, landscape, urbanism, and political organization.

ANTHRO 1208 - Prehistoric Technology: Ancient China

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Rowan Flad
Tues. and Thurs. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Peabody 561

In this course we examine prehistoric technology through the lens of case studies from Chinese archaeology. We will begin with a focus on general concepts in the archaeology of technology. After providing this thematic foundation, we explore specific examples of technologies that have become a focus of archaeological attention in China: lithics, ceramics, plant and animal domesticates, architecture, hydrological engineering, textiles, metallurgy, divination technology and writing.

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ANTHRO 1182 - People of the Sun: The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Jenny Carballo
Mon. and Wed. 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM
Peabody 12

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This course provides a broad overview of the archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America, focusing on the Indigenous cultures of highland Mexico such as the Aztecs and Zapotecs, as well as their predecessors and contemporary descendants.... Read more about ANTHRO 1182 - People of the Sun: The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico

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