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Archaeological Methods for Fieldwork and Analysis

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 4
Module lead
Alison Gascoigne
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

How do archaeologists find sites, gather data and proceed to make sense of archaeological traces? This module provides a detailed introduction to fieldwork methods and analysis, covering site prospection techniques (e.g., aerial photography and geophysical survey), the basics of environmental and maritime archaeology, the study of standing buildings, scientific dating techniques and excavation. The content is delivered through a combination of lectures and weekly practical sessions.

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