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This course will survey the archaeology of the regions under the political authority of Muslim states from the seventh century AD until the rise of the Ottoman Empire. We will examine Muslim societies through the archaeological record of their cities, monuments and artifacts. We will consider both the 'core' Islamic lands of the Middle East and its 'periphery' such as Muslim Spain, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Indian sub-continent.
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