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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Astrid Runggaldier

Lecturer Ph.D., Boston University

Senior Lecturer, Department of Art & Art History



Architecture and landscape in Mesoamerica

LAS 327 • Art & Archaeol Of Anc Peru

40580 • Fall 2014
Meets TTH 800am-930am DFA 2.204
(also listed as ANT 324L )
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This course will introduce methods/techniques for srifact analysis.  Beyond the theoretical premises of artifact analysis and interpretation will be the hands-on experience of working with an artifact set.  Materials (lithics, ceramics, etc) will be brought into the classroom and students (either individually or as small groups) will undertake an analysis and interpretation of the data set.  The analysis will then be written up as part of an archaeological report that may be published.  Ideally, every student will experience post-excavation requirements of the professional archaeologist: analysis, write-up, and publication (and the range of research for each step).

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