Archaeology 120

Modulekode AGL 120
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities

African and world archaeology
Africa is the home of humanity in both a biological and cultural sense and we have the artefacts and sites to prove it. Topics range from the famous 3 million year-old Australopithecine ‘Lucy’ ancestor found in Ethiopia to the ‘Out of Africa’ dispersal of modern humans, and the emergence of human symbolism, rock art and the emergence of complex societies at society at Lake Chad (Daima) and southern Africa (Mapungubwe and Great Zimbabwe). The main aim is to situate events in Africa in global perspective. 

Modulekrediete 12.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anthropology, Archaeology and Development Studies
Period of presentation Semester 2

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