Was God an astronaut? Did
space travelers establish ancient civilization? Were the Mound Builders
of North America
descendants of the lost tribes of Israel? Are Aztec and Inca pyramids related to those of dynastic Egypt?
This course is a critical
examination of why society asks such questions, and how archaeologists
go about answering them.
The focus is upon long distance contact and diffusion between alien people and cultures, why contact is fancifully
perceived, how it in fact occurs, and what evidence survives.
Check the Sakai (E-Learning) Site for Grades and Important Messages:
- readings, exams, and deadlines
are listed in the syllabus (PDF)
*Syllabus includes page numbers
for Feder, 7th edition!!!
- required texts and reading
packet are available at Orange
& Blue Textbooks
- chapters of Bahn are available
- weekly reading guides
- study guides for exams
- recap info on select topics
& Make-up Policy
- policy for make-ups
- office hours and
contact information are
Original site created by Geoff DuChemin, 2009