2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 227 - Foundations of Archaeological Lab Methods

Credits: 3
A practical introduction to archaeological laboratory methods, which may include inventorying, processing, and cataloging artifacts, and preparing them for analysis and curation.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the rationale behind artifact analysis.
  2. Identify and quantify artifacts and other archaeological data according to material of construction.
  3. Employ standard artifact typologies used in Great Basin, Plateau, and Southwest culture areas to identify and classify artifacts.
  4. Employ professional data recording techniques used in the analysis and identification of artifacts and other archaeological data.
  5. Employ standard conservation and storage preparation methodologies and techniques on analyzed artifacts and data.
  6. Design a project that uses proper analysis and recording techniques to reconstruct past events.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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