Archaeology of Food in Ancient Times

MET ML 611

How people have obtained and processed a wide range of foods through time, beginning with early humans. Food used by hunter/gatherers; changes in diet and nutrition through time to early farmers. Examines archaeological evidence for types of plants and animals exploited for food, as well as human skeletal evidence for ancient nutrition and diseases related to diet and food stress. Consideration of early historical periods, especially in terms of how certain foods such as wine have played a significant role in culture beyond basic dietary needs.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Metheny FLR 133 M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

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