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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


ANTH 12.02 The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

This course will present students with an introduction to the archaeology of the Near East from the Paleolithic to the Achaemenid Period (12000 BC – 330BC) and cover major developments in human history, including the move toward sedentism, the origins of agriculture, the establishment of urbanism, the development of writing and the rise and fall of the world's first empires. These events and issues will be addressed through the lens of archaeological evidence from Mesopotamia, the Levant, Anatolia, Iran and Arabia. 

Instructor

Casana

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:INT or SOC; WCult:NW

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Offered

17S: 12

Department-Specific Course Categories

ARCH