Life in the Stonehenge Era
0.5 Credit - Fall

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Explores the archaeological evidence found in Britain and Ireland during the earlier prehistoric period (c. 5000-1000 BC) when Stonehenge was built and used. From the origins of chambered tombs, stone circles and henges for both the dead and the living, to the arrival of the "Beaker Folk," to hillforts and the deposition of metal hoards, this course covers the changing lifeways, technology, diet, ritual and social structure of people in this region from the first farmers to the first metalworkers. (Online Course only)