Lithic Technology and Typology

Master'’s Degree in Archaeological Techniques
ECTS; º Ano, , 0,0 T + 0,0 PL + 0,0 TP + 0,0 P + 0,0 TC + 0,0 S + 0,0 E + 0,0 OT + 0,0 O

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should acquire basic skills that will enable them to study and analyse lithic remains.

Program
1-Introduction
2-Lithic technology: raw materials; carving mechanics; percutors; carving techniques; carving accidents
3-Products, stages and processes:façonage
/debitage
4-Study methods:typology, technology
5-Practical application of techniques and concepts

Evaluation Methodology
Practical assignment.

Bibliography
- MORAIS, J. (2007). Tecnotipologia Lítica.. Erechin: Habilis

Method of interaction
Theoretica-practical sessions.

Software used in class