Archaeological Myths and Mysteries

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Course Title

Archaeological Myths and Mysteries

Institution Where Taught

Kansas State University

Year Course Taught

2019-2020

Semester or Date Taught

Fall, Spring, Summer

Web Address (URL)

https://catalog.k-state.edu/preview_course.php?catoid=42&coid=272865&print

Additional Information

Course Number

ANTH364

Course Description

Introduces evidence-based thinking and the scientific method in archaeology through evaluation of "mysteries" of our human past. Explores social factors affecting interpretation of past cultures. Case studies include who "discovered" the Americas, ancient alien intervention, Atlantis, myth of the mound builders, and more.

Syllabus Available

No

Notes

Designed for non-Anthropology majors.

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