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ANTH 449B - Lithic Artifact Analysis

(3 units) CO9
Introduction to lithic technology by scientific analysis of stone artifacts to learn how past societies moved across landscapes, types of resources exploited, and when particular sites were occupied.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 202 .

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain the development of lithic technology across space and time.
2. communicate common inferences regarding human behavior drawn from the analysis of lithic artifacts.
3. apply basic hands-on analytical approaches to lithic assemblages.
4. demonstrate an understanding of more complex methods of stone tool analysis (e.g., geochemical sourcing).


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