Generation and Modification of Anthropic Deposits

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
Identification, description and study of the abiotic elements with an impact in archaeological deposits. Methodologies of customary analyses applied in prehistoric sites.

Program
1. Introduction to geosrchaeology. 2. Sedimentological analysis methods applied to archaeological sites studies. 3. The environmental and stratigraphical contexts. 4. Fluvial, lacustrine, cave, and others deposits. 5. Archaeometrical analysis. 6. Sin- and post-sedimentary alterations.

Evaluation Methodology
Praticcal fieldwork.

Bibliography
- Butzer, K. (1982). Archaeology as human ecology. (pp. 1-364). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Method of interaction
Lectures

Software used in class