Archaeology (ARKEO)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

ARKEO 1200

A broad introduction to archaeology-the study of material remains to answer questions about the human past. Case studies highlight the variability of ancient societies and illustrate the varied methods ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 1200

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

ARKEO 2010

The Near East is often defined by "firsts": the first cities, writing, and complex societies. Archaeology has long looked to the region for explanations of the origins of civilization. The Middle East ... view course details

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    Combined with: ANTHR 2010NES 2610

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ARKEO 2215

When did "art," however defined, appear during the human career, how was it produced and for what purposes? These are some of the questions we will investigate through a survey of the discovery, validation, ... view course details

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ARKEO 2235

This introductory course surveys archaeology's contributions to the study of American Indian cultural diversity and change in North America north of Mexico. Lectures and readings will examine topics ranging ... view course details

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ARKEO 2245

The history of humankind is also a history of health and disease; the rise of agricultural societies, ancient cities, and colonial empires had wide-ranging effects on diet and nutrition, the spread of ... view course details

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    Combined with: ANTHR 2245

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ARKEO 2285

Throughout Greek and Roman history, the idea of Egypt inspired powerful imaginative responses ranging from fascination to fear. This course investigates Egyptian interactions with the Greco-Roman world ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2285CLASS 2685NES 2985

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ARKEO 2522

This course examines the production and exchange of wine, beer, coffee and tea, and the social and ideological dynamics involved in their consumption. We start in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and end ... view course details

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    Combined with: CLASS 2630JWST 2522NES 2522

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ARKEO 2620

Various American Indian civilizations and European cultures have altered the landscape to meet the needs of their cultures. Students learn how to interpret the Euro-American landscapes of a buried village ... view course details

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    Combined with: LA 2620

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ARKEO 2662

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    Combined with: JWST 2662NES 2662RELST 2662

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ARKEO 2700

Why did the Gorgon turn people into stone? Did Cleopatra really have such a big nose? Did the Romans make wax death masks? Should the British Museum return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece? Come and explore ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARTH 2200CLASS 2700

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ARKEO 2711

The Roman period has given us a density of archaeological remains that remains unsurpassed in world history, and these have been studied since the very birth of archaeology. As a result, Roman archaeology ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARTH 2711CLASS 2711

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ARKEO 3000

Undergraduate students pursue topics of particular interest under the guidance of a faculty member. view course details

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  •  5821ARKEO 3000  IND 601

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    • Alexandridis, A

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ARKEO 3090

Introduction and training in dendrochronology and its application to archaeology, art history, and environment through participation in a research project dating ancient to modern tree-ring samples especially ... view course details

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  •  6630ARKEO 3090  LAB 401

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    • Manning, S

ARKEO 3210

This course uses artifacts, spaces, and texts to examine the emergence of the "modern world" in the 500-plus years since Columbus.  This is a distinctive sub-field of archaeology, not least because modern ... view course details

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ARKEO 3232

Archaeology has never operated in a vacuum. This course examines the political context of the study of the past, and the uses to which accounts of the past have been put in the present. Archaeology is ... view course details

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ARKEO 4020

Students will learn method and theory on museum design and curation. The course also provides hands-on experience in designing and building exhibits for State Parks in the Finger Lakes. For the outreach ... view course details

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    Combined with: ARKEO 6020LA 4050LA 6050

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ARKEO 4211

Ceramics are among the most ubiquitous materials in the archaeological record. From prehistory to the present, the manipulation of clay to form pottery and other synthetic objects has transformed domains ... view course details

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ARKEO 4246

This is an intensive laboratory course in the study of human skeletal remains. A detailed knowledge of skeletal anatomy is fundamental to forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, and the medical sciences. ... view course details

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ARKEO 4460

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  • 16392ARKEO 4460  SEM 101

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ARKEO 4614

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ARKEO 4618

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ARKEO 4981

Independent work under the close guidance of a faculty member. view course details

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  •  5823ARKEO 4981  RSC 701

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    • Alexandridis, A

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ARKEO 4982

The student, under faculty direction, will prepare a senior thesis. view course details

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ARKEO 6000

Graduate students pursue advanced topics of particular interest under the guidance of a faculty member(s). view course details

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  •  5825ARKEO 6000  IND 601

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    • Alexandridis, A

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ARKEO 6020

Students will learn method and theory on museum design and curation. The course also provides hands-on experience in designing and building exhibits for State Parks in the Finger Lakes. For the outreach ... view course details

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    Combined with: ARKEO 4020LA 4050LA 6050

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

ARKEO 6100

This course engages students in Archaeology and related fields in a semester-long discussion of the craft of archaeology with the faculty of the Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies. Each ... view course details

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ARKEO 6210

This course uses artifacts, spaces, and texts to examine the emergence of the "modern world" in the 500-plus years since Columbus.  This is a distinctive sub-field of archaeology, not least because modern ... view course details

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ARKEO 6211

Ceramics are among the most ubiquitous materials in the archaeological record. From prehistory to the present, the manipulation of clay to form pottery and other synthetic objects has transformed domains ... view course details

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ARKEO 6232

Archaeology has never operated in a vacuum. This course examines the political context of the study of the past, and the uses to which accounts of the past have been put in the present. Archaeology is ... view course details

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ARKEO 6267

This course surveys recent developments and current debates in archaeological theory.  This includes the processual/postprocessual debate and contrasts between scientific and humanistic approaches more ... view course details

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    Combined with: ANTHR 6267

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ARKEO 6614

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ARKEO 6755

An introduction to the field of Dendrochronology and associated topics with an emphasis on their applications in the field of archaeology and related heritage-buildings fields. Course aimed at graduate ... view course details

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  •  8784ARKEO 6755  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

ARKEO 7246

This is an intensive laboratory course in the study of human skeletal remains. A detailed knowledge of skeletal anatomy is fundamental to forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, and the medical sciences. ... view course details

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ARKEO 7460

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  • 16454ARKEO 7460  SEM 101

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ARKEO 7743

The conquests and death of Alexander served as catalysts for major cultural transformation. Throughout the Mediterranean and beyond, Greco-Macedonian dynasties came to rule over foreign populations, ... view course details

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    Combined with: CLASS 7743NES 7743

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ARKEO 8901

Students, working individually with faculty member(s), prepare a master's thesis in archaeology. view course details

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  •  5826ARKEO 8901  RSC 701

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    • Alexandridis, A

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