ARHS 5303: CULTURAL CONTEXTS AND
THE CONSTRUCTION OF NARRATIVE IN ARCHAEOLOGY



Week 1:
--Ingrid E.M. Edlund-Berry, "Gods and Places in Etruscan Religion, " Etruscan Studies 1 (1994) pp. 11-22.

Week 2:
--P. Gregory Warden, "Gift, Offering, and Reciprocity. Personalized Remembrance and the 'Small Finds,'" Expedition 34 (1992) pp. 50-58.

Week 3:
--Judith Toms, "The Construction of Gender in Early Iron Age Etruria," in R.D. Whitehouse, ed., Gender and Italian Archaeology (London 1998) pp. 157-179.

Week 4:
--Anthony S. Tuck, "The Etruscan Seated Banquet: Villanovan Ritual and Etruscan Iconography," American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994) pp. 617-628.

Week 5:
--Arnold Bejer, "Impasto Pottery and Social Status in Latium Vetus in the Orientalizing Period (725-575 BC): an example from Borgo Le Ferriere (Satricum)," Papers of the Fourth Conference on Italian Archaeology, The Archaeology of Power, part 2, pp. 21-39.

--Claudio Giandino, Clarissa Belardelli, and Anselmo Malizia "Power and the individual in funerary ideology: the emergence of the aristocracy in the Villanovan period in the Bologna region," Papers of the Fourth Conference on Italian Archaeology, The Archaeology of Power, part 2, pp. 9-18.

Week 6:
--Marsha Hannen and Jane Kelley, " Inference to the Best Explanation in Archaeology," from Valerie Pinsky and Alison Wylie, eds., Critical Traditions in Contemporary Archaeology (University of New Mexico Press 1995) 14-17.

--Christopher S. Peebles, "Annalistes, hermeneutics, and positivists: squaring circles or dissolving problems," from John Bintliff, ed., The Annales School of Archaeology (New York University Press 1991) 108-124.

Introduction and Course Requirements

Introduction to Field Work Techniques

Etruscan Chronology

Field School Graduate Readings