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Anthropology 10: Archaeology and Cultural Prehistory

This course is an introduction to anthropological archaeology including concepts, theories, and methods employed by archaeologists in reconstructing past life ways of humans. Topics include history and interdisciplinary nature of archaeological research; data acquisition, analysis and interpretation with discussion of applicable data and models; cultural resource management; selected cultural sequences. (MJC ANTHR 130)

Transfer: UC/CSU. IGETC 4A; CSU-GE D1

Anthropology 10: Syllabus

Anthropology 10: Exam Questions




Articles for archaeology and cultural prehistory


An Outline History of Archaeology (

Ancient Shipwreck Off Greek Island Yields A Different Sort Of Treasure By Christopher Joyce (NPR)

Archaeology Law and Ethics (Society for American Archaeology)

Archaeology Magazine

How Matera Went From Ancient Civilization to Slum to a Hidden Gem By Tony Perrottet

"Lost" New England Revealed by High-Tech Archaeology By

New York Times Topics: Archaeology and Anthropology

Principles of Archaeological Ethics (Society for American Archaeology)

Society for Historic Archaeology

What is Archaeology? (El Paso Museum of Archaeology)

What is Historical Archaeology? (Rogers Archaeology Lab)

Who Owns the Past? (Documentary Film)