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ANTH 4005/6005

Ancient Ships and Seafaring
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History of ships, harbors, and human-sea interaction, particularly in the Mediterranean and Near East, until the Industrial Revolution. Covers archaeological methods for identifying and analyzing maritime sites; the evolution of shipbuilding technology and seafaring; and contemporary issues of heritage management, climate change, and human impacts on maritime heritage within marine ecosystems.

When this course is taught as a split level, additional requirements for graduate students: Graduate students will be required to write a final paper on a topic in maritime archaeology. Their responses to discussion topics will be thoughtful and thorough reflections commensurate with their educational background in archaeology.

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