ANTH 343 Archaeological Field and Laboratory Methods
This course introduces students to methods archaeologists use to excavate, identify, preserve, analyze, and interpret archaeological remains. The course integrates lectures with field trips and laboratory analysis. Topics include: field survey methods; excavation methods; and laboratory analysis of lithics, pottery, flora and fauna, and other evidences of material culture. Emphasis is on using these materials to gain greater insight into past cultures based on archaeological investigation. Time outside of class will be needed for local field trips. (LA)
Prerequisite: ANTH 140.
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