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Sept 18 - ANTH 103: Introduction to World Archaeology...

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Introduction to World Archaeology Alison Torrie Office: AnSo 1301 Monday 1:30-2:30 Email: alisontorrie@gmail.com Weekly Tutorials •Every Friday at the same time and in the same place, unless otherwise announced. •Focus on archaeological methods and case studies. QUIZZES: - Fri. Oct. 23 and Fri. Dec. 4 (5% each) -written during regular tutorial time ATTENDANCE/PARTICIPATION (5%) The Interpretive Process in Archaeology •From statics to dynamics! •1. Reconstruct ancient behaviour from the materials left behind. •2. Interpret that behaviour to understand ancient cultures. The Archaeological Record •Artifacts : objects that are made/modified by people. •Ecofacts : natural remains that have been used by people but not modified in a significant way. •Fossils : animals/plants/people that have turned to stone due to a chemical process. •Feature : consists of material deposited at a specific point in time and that can’t be removed from a site. •Sites
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANTH 103 taught by Professor Andrewmartindale during the Fall '09 term at BC.

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