Archaeology of Southern Africa 210

Module code AGL 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Southern African Stone Age, Iron Age, Pastoralism, and Historical Archaeology are the main topics discussed. What types of people were making ESA, MSA, and LSA, when did hominids first left Africa, southern African rock art, the origins of livestock herding, the development and decline of complex societies in southern Africa, and postcolonial approaches in archaeology are some of the focus areas.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites AGL 110, 120(GS)
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 2 tutorials per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Anthropology and Archaeology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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