Methodology of the archaeological research (i) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S02111
Name of lecturers
Daniela Cocchi, Patrizia Basso
Coordinator
Daniela Cocchi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-ANT/10 - METHODS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Secondo semestre dal Feb 23, 2009 al May 30, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Skill in orientation through the main problems of the archaeological research providing the theoretical and practical basic elements on methodology, to be deepened by practicing them both on the ground and in laboratory.
The student will be provided with a picture of stratigraphic methods of excavations and the explanations of the Harrisian diagram and the modern approach to the archaeological research.

Syllabus

The first part of the course (18 hours) shall be held by Prof. Patrizia Basso and it shall be dedicated, within the general field of the history of studies, to the methodology in the archaeological research both on the ground and in the interpretation of the archaeological data; the second part shall be held by Prof. Daniela Cocchi. It will aim to problems related to the analysis and study of manufactured objects.

The attendance to classes is warmly recommended. Those who could not attend the classes are invited to agree with the professor alternative programmes. In any case alternative programmes shall include two more works to study among those indicated above (the first from group A and the second from group B).

Assessment methods and criteria

Interview