Anthropology 130: Archaeological Prehistory

Historic Excavation on San Nicolas Island

Syllabus & Documents

Spring 2015 Syllabus


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Textbooks Required for Class (see titles below)

Kelly and Thomas, Archaeology: Down to Earth, Fifth Edition

Fagan, Snapshots of the Past


Textbook Web Page Links


Archaeology Web Links

MJC Library Research Guide for Archaeology at MJC (Culture Report)

Society for California Archaeology

Society for American Archaeology

Easter Island Field School (not cheap, but sounds like a great opportunity...will even take students with no previous field experience!)

Archaeology Magazine (also available at the MJC Library!)

Interested in reading the Maya glyphs? Check out this Nova site where you can learn about the number system and take a text on your ability--it's fun! You must have Shockwave on your computer to use this site.