Courses of Study 2015-2016 
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Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 4264 - [Zooarchaeological Interpretation]

(crosslisted) ARKEO 4264  
(PBS Supplementary)      
Spring. Next offered 2016-2017. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: ANTHR 4263 /ARKEO 4263  or permission of instructor.

N. Russell.

This course follows from last semester’s Zooarchaeological Method. We will shift our emphasis here from basic skills to interpretation, although you will continue to work with archaeological bones. We will begin by examining topics surrounding the basic interpretation of raw faunal data: sampling, quantification, taphonomy, seasonality. We will then explore how to use faunal data to reconstruct subsistence patterns, social structure, and human/animal relations.

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