Spring 2022

Archaeology of Greece

Listed in: Classics, as CLAS-134

Formerly listed as: CLAS-34


Rebecca H. Sinos (Section 01)


Excavations in Greece continue to uncover a rich variety of material remains that are altering and improving our understanding of ancient Greek life. By tracing the architecture, sculpture and other finds from major sanctuaries, habitations, and burial places, this course will explore the ways in which archaeological evidence illuminates economic, political, philosophical, and religious developments in Greece from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Period. Three class hours per week. 

Spring semester. Professor R. Sinos.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Emphasis on readings, visual analysis Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Greek Art and Archaeology, c. 2500-c.150 BCE Thames and Hudson, 2018 (2nd ed.) Neer, Richard TBD
A Guide to the Palace of Nestor (revised) American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2001 Blegen, C. W.; Rawson, M. TBD
The Athenian Agora: A Short Guide to the Excavations American School of Classical Studies at Athens , 2003 Camp, J. TBD
Early Burials from the Agora Cemeteries American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1973 Immerwahr, S. TBD
Ancient Athenian Building Methods American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1988 Camp, J. TBD


2023-24: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2012, Fall 2014, Spring 2018, Spring 2022