Art and Archaeology of Peninsular Protohistory

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 T + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

Lecturer
- Fernando Augusto Rodrigues Coimbra

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The key lines of Portuguese protohistory. Identify chronological and interpretative issues of the protohistoric rock art. Understand the particularities of the post-palaeolithic filiform art.

Program
Introduction to the protohistory of modern Portuguese territory. Protohistoric art and archaeology. Protohistoric rock art (motive typology, chronological and interpretative problems, symbolism, interpretation methods).
Post-palaeolithic filiform rock art (properties, geographic distribution, main sites, parallel with foreign sites).

Evaluation Methodology
Report.

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Method of interaction
Lectures supported by Powerpoint presentations. Class debates.

Software used in class