This course offers a chronological introduction to the archaeology of the Roman world from its origins as a village on the Tiber River to its eventual collapse as a world empire. It considers great monuments like the Coliseum and Nero's palace, to brothels and peasant huts. It will examine what Romans ate and how died, Roman economic systems, transportation, religion and other aspects of Roman material culture.
Section 401 - LEC -
MOORE BUILDING 212
Department of Anthropology
Museum, Room 325, 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-7461 Fax: (215) 898-7462