Laboratory Techniques and Experimental Archaeology

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 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
I. Understand the historical and scientific bases of experimental archaeology.
II. Recognize processes of correlation between materials and gestures.
III. Didactics of experimentation.

Program
A.
1. Brief history of Experimental Archaeology
2. Usefulness of Experimental Archaeology?
3. Rules and principles
B.
4.Basic councils
5.Production of supports
C.
6. Experimentation
7. Pedagogy

Evaluation Methodology
Practical coursework.

Bibliography
- Coles, J. (1979). Experimental archaeology,. London: Academic Press
- Matthieu, J. (2002). Experimental archaeology, replicating past objects, behaviors and processes. Oxford: BAR International Series

Method of interaction
Theoretical analysis supported by experimentation.

Software used in class