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CL ST 376A: Classical Archeology: Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Greece

(Cross-listed with ANTHR). (3-0) Cr. 3.

An examination of the material culture of Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Greece (ca 3000-700 BCE) and the role of archaeological context in understanding the varied aspects of the cultures that flourished in the region. Primary focus on the urbanized palatial centers that emerged on the island of Crete (Minoan) and in mainland Greece (Mycenaean). Topics include the emergence of social complexity, cultural and technological changes, religious systems, and methods of interpretation.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.