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2019 Summer
* ART 304G / CLA 304G / HLS 304G (LA)   na, npdf

Archaeology in the Field

Nathan T. Arrington


A hands-on introduction to the methods and theories of excavation and to the archaeology of ancient Greece. Students participate in a 6-week excavation season, where they will learn how to excavate and survey, and how to record, analyze, and interpret what they find. Onsite training and discussion complemented by seminars, guest lectures, and regional trips.

Sample reading list:
Mee, C., Greek Archaeology: A Thematic Approach
Renfrew, C. and Bahn, P., Archaeology essentials, 2nd ed.

Reading/Writing assignments:
See the syllabus for course requirements.

Papers - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 30%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No prerequisites, but preference will be given to students who have demonstrated an interest in material culture, ancient history, and/or modern Greek..

Other information:
This class will meet from 6/15/2019 to 7/27/2019 in Greece. Application information is available from study abroad and from the Department of Art and Archaeology website. For department majors, satisfies Group 1 distribution requirement.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
10028 C01 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:12