Lithic Technology and Typology

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

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

Method of interaction
Theoretica-practical sessions.

Software used in class