ANTH 377: Mortuary Archaeology

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Credits: 3

Focuses on the study of burial patterns and death rituals in antiquity by introducing students to the methods of burial excavation, examining the history of mortuary archaeology theory and engagement with processual and postprocessual schools of thought, and examining case studies from around the world to decode the complex symbolisms encoded in burial practices. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: ANTH 135.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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