CLAS2333"To Dig is to Explore": Approaches to Classical Anthropology (Cross-Listed: ARCH 2333)3 ch (3C) [W]

This course includes a brief survey of the history of archaeological investigations and the scientific methods used in identifying and excavating a site and analyzing the material remains. Representative examples that illustrate the above scientific advances are drawn from major Mediterranean civilizations: Mesopotamian, Anatolian, Egyptian, Persian, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman. A lab component includes cataloguing ‘ancient shards’ from Greece and Turkey, and copies of Greek and Roman vessels.