Contextualisation of Archaeological Sites

Master'’s Degree in Archaeological Techniques, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 7701/2016 09/06/2016

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Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students will familiarise themselves with the methods and techniques used in geo-archaeological analysis of archaeological contexts.

Program
Environmental and stratigraphical contexts. Sedimentary deposits: fluvial, lacustrine, cave fillings, etc. Paedogenesis alteration. Introduction to Geo-archaeology. Analysis methods in Earth science applied to archaeological sites.

Evaluation Methodology
Practical coursework.

Bibliography
- Butzer, K. e Nichols, B. (1982). Archaeology as human ecology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical lectures supported by case study analysis.

Software used in class