May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

ANTH 4300 - Archaeology of South America

This course is an overview of South American archaeology, designed to introduce you to the major cultural developments that characterized the prehistory of this diverse continent. These developments will be presented as a series of topics for discussion, and will include such issues as origins and spread of the earliest South Americans, origins of agriculture and herding, emergence of settled village life, origins and diversification of ceramics, and emergence and evolution of cultural complexity.

Prerequisite: ANTH 1102