Apr 25, 2018  
2016-2018 Catalog 
  
2016-2018 Catalog
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ANTH 385 - Divine Lords and Earth Monsters: Archaeology of the Maya

Units: 3
Provides an overview of Maya society as part of the Mesoamerican culture area.  Uses archaeological, ethnographic and ethno-historic sources, works of arts, and Maya hieroglyphic texts to explore all facets of Maya society through time.  Topics include indigenous and scientific overview of Maya culture origins, social and political organization, interactions with other Mesoamerican civilizations, architecture, art, agriculture, hieroglyphic writing, mythology, cosmology and religion, the collapse, the Spanish colonial period, and contemporary Maya.

Satisfies GE area: CC



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