CLARCH 856 - Problems in Western Mediterranean Prehistory
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Minoan Crete
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Classical Archaeology (CLARCH)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

In this seminar, we will explore problems in the archaeology of prehistoric (Minoan) Crete. Topics will include the history of research and reception of Minoan material culture, as well as major issues in the study of periods from the Neolithic through the Late Bronze Age, including discussion of key sites, monuments, images, and objects. These periods witnessed the development of complex societies; emergence and eventual collapse of bureaucratic administrative institutions (i.e., the Minoan palaces); interaction and mobility in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean; and funerary, ritual, and craft production practices that varied between regions and over time.

Course Requirements:

In-class discussion, presentation, final project

Intended Audience:

Graduate students

Class Format:

Seminar, 1 day/week

Schedule

CLARCH 856 - Problems in Western Mediterranean Prehistory
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
34417
Open
10
 
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Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM

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