Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 318

Archaeological Science


Description

Archaeology uses a great number of scientific methods. This lab course introduces the application of these techniques. Using the resources found in our laboratories, topics covered include geophysical subsurface prospecting, dating, identifying the origin of archaeological material using petrography and geochemistry, residue analysis, ceramic and stone artefact production, and the study of archaeological sediments. Coursework includes a series of hands-on laboratories.
 

Availability 2018

Not offered in 2018; planned for 2019

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Peter Sheppard

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment

Coursework only

Points

ANTHRO 318: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

B- or higher in ANTHRO 200 or ANTHRO 201


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