New course: Archaeology of Ancient China

Course description:

Archaeology of Ancient China (ANTH 202B) presents the thrilling tale of ancient China from its earliest beginnings to the first empire through iconic excavations and recent archaeological discoveries – from Peking Man to the Banpo village, from Erlitou to Sanxingdui, from Lost Shang City to Terra-Cotta Army, and from enduring jades to enigmatic bronzes. It explores how archaeology has rewritten history and transformed our understanding of what makes the Chinese culture distinctive.

Course details:

  • This course will be offered virtually for 2021 Winter Term 1.
  • Online class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Registration for the course opens in May