Great Excavations: the Archaeology of the Ancient World

Professor: R. Veit

Term: Fall

Year: 2012

Course Code: FY-101-AN01

The course is a first-year seminar that examines how archaeologists study and interpret the ancient world. Ancient societies from North America, South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe are examined. Students are introduced to the ethical challenges that face archaeologists and to how archaeologists separate fact from fiction.

Lab Fee: The laboratory fee for this course will be used to pay for transportation to either the University of Pennsylvania Museum in Philadelphia or the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Additional in-class projects may also be supported by this fee.