2020-2021 Catalog

ANTH420 Archaeology Laboratory Techniques & Analysis

This class will provide students with independent, supervised training in a variety of archaeological laboratory methods including database development and management, artifact identification, description and classification, archaeological analysis and interpretation as well as curation and storage procedures. The course provides hands-on experience with a range of both pre-contact and post-contact artifacts and assemblages and the student will gain practical experience using common laboratory equipment and instrumentation. The importance of archaeological collections, processing and curation and how significance is determined will be discussed.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

ANTH 101, ANTH 210

Corequisite

none

Offered

W
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