Historical Archaeology: Historical Artifact Identification and Analysis 

Course Number: 
121C
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Instructor: 
Laurie Wilkie
Units: 
4

Learn to work with historical artifacts from the stage of recovery through the stages of analysis and interpretation. The focus is on the analysis of materials (i.e., ceramic, glass, metal, bone, shell artifacts) recovered from historic sites. Skills acquired include how to identify, date, record, illustrate, photograph, catalog, and interpret historical archaeological materials through a combination of lectures, lab exercises, and a research paper.