ANP 264 Monday, January 07, 2008 Only school in the great lakes region that specializes in great lake archaeology Which edition of the book FMM should we get? 5th edition Bloc is a group of people united in a single cause.
Film Guide (national geographic king tuts final secrets):
Synopsis: This shorter documentary seeks to address one of the classic
questions of ancient history. How did the boy king, King Tut, die? Many theories
have been advanced over the years, but they h
Josh the host Bernstein the host
Howard Vyse was known for using dynamite to blow up the pyramids in Egypt.
Giovanni Belzoni Was the architect for the Indiana Jones character. He was the first one to
take pieces out of the country. Put pieces on th
The Anasazi or "Ancient Pueblo"
Thousands of archaeological sites in the southern part of the Colorado Plateau, such as the particularly the magnificent cliffdwellings at Mesa Verde National Park, offer abundant evidence of the former presence of an myste
Secrets of Stonehenge
NARRATOR: Every year, a million people descend on Stonehenge. They ask the age-old questions about this
mysterious monument: Who built it? How was it built? And why?
To find out, archaeologists are studying Stonehenge with new tools
Homo erectus Appeared on the African plains almost 2,000,000 years ago. They were
the first ancestors who had bodies like our. They were hunter-gatherers and toolmakers,
beings who lived in special groups and cared for each other.
Turkana boy The m
Synopsis: From the History Channel series engineering an Empire, this episode examines the
Maya civilization. There is not a great deal of detail on the origins of this civilization, but there is
significant discussion of the shift in scientific belief fr
ICEMAN MURDER MYSTERY
NARRATOR: Frozen for more than 5,000 years, on a remote mountain pass, and now, preserved for the ages in a
refrigerated tomb; he is the Iceman, a frozen relic from the Stone Age, the oldest intact human body ever found.
He's a messe
Origins of Agriculture,
Seeds of Complexity
Great Discoveries in Archaeology
Early plant domestication
QUESTION: What is a domesticated plant
What are the advantages of
Based on what you have learned, how
ANP 264 3.26.2008 Archaeo-astronomy and ethno-astronomy Definitions: The study of ancient and modern astronomical practices among non-western cultures Mainly examines alignments and their relations to various celestial bodies (i.e. plants and stars)
ANP 264 Great Discoveries in Archaeology Lecture Outline (Mar. 12) I. What is rock art? (4 questions) a. What forms does it take? i. Always placed on stone (ROCK art) ii. Portable/mobiliary-images on stones that can be carried by hand iii. Parietal-i
ANP 264 Great Discoveries in Archaeology Lecture Outline (tut's family curse) I. II. Who discovered the tomb of King Tut? a. Howard Carter What were the reasons originally suggested for the demise of King Tut's family line? a. The inbreeding of his f
ANP 264 Great Discoveries in Archaeology 1/30/08 Lecture Outline (famous graves 2) I. Ancient Graves: a. The implications of grave goods. i. What does it say about a person when they are buried with a lot of `stuff'? ii. Social importance- the indivi
ANP 264 Monday, January 14, 2008 History and Human Origins I. The Biblical world and the problems of fossils a. Biblical history i. In 1636, Archbishop James Ussher of Ireland used the bible to date the creation of the world to 4004 B.C 1. 6011 years
ANP 264 Wednesday, January 09, 2008 I. Archaeological Stereotypes a. Archaeologists look for treasure or mysterious ritual objects i. Treasure is looked for. b. Archaeology is interested in spectacular sites (pyramids of Egypt, sunken ships) i. Do wo
ANP 264 Great Discoveries in Archaeology Lecture 01 (introduction) I. II. III. IV. V. Archaeological stereotypes 3 definitions of archaeology Material Remains a. 3 types Material Traces Science vs. Pseudoscience a. Similarities and differences b. Arc
AMERICA'S STONE AGE EXPLORERS
PBS Airdate: November 9, 2004Go to the companion Web site
NARRATOR: Stone Age America, 13,000 years ago: A virgin land, a world great beasts have ruled for millions of years,
and for early human settlers it is an age in which
Metin Eren Spent 6 years studying Neanderthal technology. Spends time reproducing
the tools of the Neanderthals, took him 18 months to master Levallois technology. His
work reveals the complexity of their tool making.