Aug 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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ANTH 323 - Mesoamerican Archaeology


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

An introduction to the archaeology of Mesoamerica, which explores the natural and cultural diversity of the area south of the United States and north of lower Central America. Surveys the history of archaeological research in Mesoamerica and examines some of the specific methods of archaeological research that are unique to Mesoamerican archaeology. The focus is on three areas: the Gulf Coast and the Olmecs, the Valley of Mexico and its long history of settlement from the Tehuacan Valley through the Aztecs, and the southern Highlands and Lowlands inhabited by the Maya, although other regions of Mesoamerica are also discussed.



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