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ANTH 52 ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD METHODS4 Units
Formerly: ANTH 11
Introduction to archaeological field methods at an archaeological site either in the Bay Area or in another country. Locating different types of archaeological sites with field survey. Methods of field excavation. Study of local artifact types and lab techniques for artifact cleaning and identification. Selection of archaeological site, mapping, excavation, and preparation of artifacts, written analysis. Working and living with members of an indigenous culture.
Prerequisite: Instructor permission necessary for enrollment.
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 8 recommended; outdoor archaeology activities may be strenuous; not open to students with credit in ANTH 11.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture, 9 hours field work. (120 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
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