Aug 19, 2018  
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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ANT 105 - Great Discoveries in Archaeology Credits: 3


This course introduces students to great archaeological discoveries around the world that have led to an understanding of the human past on Earth. It explores the various tactics employed by peoples worldwide from the distant and recent times that led to the development of the first civilizations. Its primary focus is on comparing and contrasting how archaeology examines the rise and fall of ancient civilizations through examination of such sites as the pyramids of Ancient Egypt, the ziggurats of Sumer in Iraq, Homer's Troy, the Coliseum in Rome, and the sacrificial pyramids of the Classic Maya and Aztec of Central America. Through the study of these great archaeological discoveries, students will enhance their appreciation of ancient cultural diversity.

Category: Cat E - Soc and Behav Sciences



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