Spring 2022 - ARCH 390 D100
Class Number: 6963
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 9084, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 13, 2022
11:59 PM – 11:59 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
Prerequisites:ARCH 101 or ARCH 201 and either ARCH 272/272W or 273.
An introduction to the recovery and analysis of macroscopic archaeological plant remains. The major methodological and interpretive issues in archaeobotany will be covered, with an emphasis on plant domestication in selected regions of the world. Students who have taken ARCH 334 or ARCH 335 may not take this course for further credit.
This course is an overview of the general principles, theory and methods of archaeobotany. Lectures will deal with theoretical and interpretive issues while laboratories will provide instruction in some field and laboratory techniques used in the retrieval, identification, analysis and interpretation of archaeological plant remains.
- Research Paper OR Flotation Project 25%
- Mid-Term Lecture Exam 15%
- Laboratory Quizzes (Quiz I, 15%; Quiz II, 15%; Quiz III, 10%) 40%
- Final Lecture Take Home Exam 20%
Pearsall, D.M., 2015, Palaeoethnobotany, Third Edition, Left Coast Press.
Other required readings will be taken from 2 books and a number of articles, all of which will be on reserve at the W.A.C. Bennet Library.
A laboratory manual will be provided in-class.
Department Undergraduate Notes:
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Deferred grades will be given only on the basis of authenticated medical disability.
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