Documentation and Study of Ceramic Material

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art
2 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 18,0 TP

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Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should be able to plan, organise and complete the study of ceramic material from an archaeological, archaeometric, technological and geological perspective. They should also be able to work with non-achaeological collections and detect forgeries.

Program
Geological and chemical characterisation of ceramic material - from production and usage to burial, excavation and publication (the pottery and material culture cycle). Analysis,classification and interpretation of ceramic materials.

Evaluation Methodology
Individual and group assignments.

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Method of interaction
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