Archaeology 9/29/09

For next week’s class, please read up to page 34 in the Troy book by Nic Fields. (You can also just read the whole book—finishing it will be homework over the weekend.)

The timeline from the Metropolitan Museum of Art that we looked at in class is here.

Sorry I have not been keeping up with postings terms. Here are some from last week’s class and yesterday too;

Otzi the Iceman
palaynology
petrology
lithics

Terminus Post Quem (TPQ)
Terminus Ante Quem (TAQ)
relative dating
absolute dating
calibration
radiocarbon dating
dendrochronology

hoplites
hoplon
tyrant
Sparta/Laconia
helots
Cleisthenes

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