ANTH 5 - (BH) Archaeology: Living in the Material WorldSemester Hours: 3
This course provides a practical and theoretical introduction to archaeology.
The class reviews field and laboratory methods as well as the practice of archaeological
interpretation. The main objective is to consider various ways to understand how
material objects are containers and representations of culture meaning. The course
considers theories of material culture and explicit studies that ground ideas
in the archeological record as well as the contemporary material world around
us. Readings, lectures, and assignment review these methods and case studies show
how past cultures are reconstructed through the analysis of the archaeological
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