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ANTH 4670/6670

The Archaeology of Big Things: Monumentality in Ancient Civilizations
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Students will gain an understanding of different approaches to studying the evolution of monumental architecture and sculpted monuments. Students will utilize archaeological and historical data to recognize patterns and interpret trajectories in monumentality across time and space. Students will become familiar with recent examples and relate monumentality to past societies. 

When this course is taught as a split level, additional requirements for graduate students: Graduate students will be required to read additional readings and lead discussions.

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