Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S


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The students should acquire instrumental skills (cognitive, methodological, technological and terminological),interpersonal skills (group interaction and cooperation) and systemic skills (comprehension, sensitivity and general and specific knowledge of subject matters) in ethnoarchaeology.

Ethnoarchaeology: general considerations
The anthropological context and the ecological environment as key factors in the ethnoarchaeological analysis.
The problem of reconstruction and reconstitution as an archaeological issue: the role of ethnography and interpretive considerations.
The ethnoarchaeological process: models of analysis and project structure.

Evaluation Methodology
Final written exam.

- Candau, J. (2001). Ethnoarchaeology in Action. Cambridge: Cambridge World Archaeology
- Dias, J. (1998). Mémoire et Identité. Paris: PUF
- VV, A. (1990). Estudos de Antropologia. Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional ? Casa da Moeda
- Vinson, I. (2003). Antropología y Património: Investigación, Documentación e Intervención. Granada: IAPH

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical classes.

Software used in class