Post-Palaeolithic Art

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 T + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S


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On completion of this module the students should be familiar with the Post-palaeolitic rock art at world level: its distribution, chronology, periods and stages, cultural contexts historical reconstruction adn its interpretation.

The history of discoveries and the first studies, theories and researchers. Geographic distribution. Rock art in the five continents. The thematic diversity and different interpretations. Preservation, conservation and enhancement issues.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment.
Essay: two EuropreArt worksheets (Post-Palaeolithic sites)


Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials supported by powerpoint and internet resources.

Software used in class