Jul 07, 2020  
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AN 364 - Archaeological Collections and Curation


Credits: 3
A hands-on introduction to the principles and methods of archaeological collections management and care. Topics include legal responsibilities, archaeological standards, collection policies, proper housing and conservation, cataloging systems, and digital records management with an emphasis on practical application and increasing the accessibility of collections. Students will work with artifacts and documentation from the Skidmore Archaeological Collection of Native American material culture to learn techniques and apply best practices of curation. Students will work with artifacts including stone, pottery, glass, and animal bone.
Prerequisites:   
Note(s): Fulfills non-western and social sciences requirements.
S. Hart



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