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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ANT 3120 - Mummies of the World

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ANT 1010 or Permission of instructor

Description: This course offers instruction in the field of physical anthropology in the particular subfield of bioarchaeology. The course examines the processes of mummification and the occurrence of mummies around the world. It identifies where in the world mummies have been found, how they have been studied, what environments are necessary for mummification, how intentional human interference affects the process and what these kinds of practices can reveal about the cultures involved.

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