Archaeology November 10

Read the New York Times obituary on the death of renowned anthropology Claude Lévi-Strauss. Also read this short piece about binary opposites.

Read ch.. 8, “Material Culture and Economics” (pp. 233-264; focus on sections on Knossos, pp. 258-261).

What is your “range”? (See the discussion of site cachement analysis on p. 206.)

Terms to Know:
settlement archaeology
site (p. 198)
sedentary (p. 199)
feedback (p. 203)
site cachement analysis
palimpsest (p. 222)
Head Smashed In buffalo jump
nekromanteion

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