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ANTH 4700/6700

Archaeological Geology
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Archaeological geology examines the use of earth science methods and theories in the study of archaeological sites and their contents. The four major areas covered include: (1) the archaeological site and geology; (2) age determination techniques; (3) exploration techniques; (4) artifact characterization.

When this course is taught as a split level, additional requirements for graduate students: (a) complete additional examination materials (b) complete and orally present a professional-quality paper on an archaeological geology topic.

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