1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

ANTH 7850

Course Name: 
Archaeology of the Andes
Career: 
Graduate
Units: 
3.00

An introduction to the archaeology of Andean South America (Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador) from the first human settlement through the Spanish conquest of the Incas. The course examines the lifeways of the first Andeans, early monumentality and urbanism, the relationship between Andean environments and cultural developments, the economic and ideological underpinnings of Andean states, and their collapse.