Bachelor of Arts → Anthropology → Semester II

Introduction to Archaeological Anthropology (ANT-C-122)


Description
Dear Students,
This paper will highlight the introductory ideas of archaeology, various methods of estimation of time & reconstruction of the past, geochronology of Pleistocene epoch and understand the past culture through prehistoric stone tools.

Semester : II

Content
  • Unit 0: Baseline Analysis
  • ANT-C-122: COURSE OBJECTIVES & LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • ANT-C-122: Syllabus
  • ANT-C-122: Assignment-1 (Jan-July 2022)
  • Unit 1: Introduction
  • Definition and Scope of Archaeology (material)
  • Origin and Scope of Archaeology (material)
  • 1.0- Introductory of Archaeology
  • 1.1- Definition and Scope of Archaeology
  • 1.2- Scope of Archaeology
  • 1.3- Relationship of archaeology with other branches of anthropology
  • 1.4- Relationship of archaeology with other allied disciplines
  • 1.5- Methods of studying archaeological anthropology
  • Unit 2: Methods of Estimation of Time and Reconstruction of the Past
  • Pleistocene Epoch -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia.pdf
  • Chronology&dating (material)
  • 2.1- Methods of Estimation of Time and Reconstruction of the Past
  • 2.2- Absolute dating and Relative dating
  • 2.3- Absolute dating - Dendrochronology
  • 2.4- Absolute dating - Radio-Carbon dating
  • 2.5- Absolute dating - Potassium Argon dating
  • 2.6- Absolute dating - Thermoluminescence and Varve dating.pptx
  • 2.7- Relative dating - Stratigraphy.pptx
  • 2.8- Relative dating - Fluorine, Uranium and Nitrogen Analysis.pptx
  • 2.9- Methods of climatic reconstruction.pptx
  • Unit 3: Geochronology of Pleistocene Epoch
  • 3.1 Geochronology of Pleistocene Epoch.pptx
  • 3.2 Glacial and Inter glacial.pptx
  • 3.3 Pluviation and Inter pluviation.pptx
  • 3.4 Different types of geoclimatic events.pptx
  • Unit 4: Understanding of Culture
  • 4.1 Understanding Prehistoric Culture -Introduction.pptx
  • 4.2 Prehistoric culture - Cultural Nomenclature.pptx
  • 4.2.1 Reconstruction of Stone Age.pptx
  • 4.3 Prehistoric Culture -Bronze Age.pptx
  • 4.4 Prehistoric Culture -Iron Age.pptx
  • 4.5 Classification of tools (Typology).pptx
  • 4.6 Technique of Tool Manufacting.pptx
  • 4.7 Primary and combination fabrication technique.pptx
  • Unit 100: Advanced Skills
  • Practical: Identification, Interpretation and Drawings
  • Lithic-Tools and functions.pdf
  • Tool families and technique.pdf
  • 1. Core Tool Types
  • 2. Flake Tool Types
  • 3. Blade Tool Types
  • 4. Microlithic Tool Types
  • 5. Neolithic Tool Types
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed