Archaeology 10/6

1) Read in Archaeology Coursebook: ch. 5, “Archaeological Interpretation” (pp. 110-129).
2) Be ready to discuss the question: Why do archaeologists offer different interpretations of the past? On what do they base their interpretations?

Websites and topics from class:

What we’ve learned so far about Troy/Hissarlik
Overview of mythology of Trojan War

9 levels of Troy

Women of Troy—and origins of Trojan war; was it all really for Helen
weaving; slaves

Trojan Horse
Was there really a Trojan horse?
ancient warfare machines
Assyrian siege-enginebattering ram

True story of Troy

And……what is palynology? What are examples of lithic artefacts?


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