Units of Study

ARCA2601 - Laboratory Methods

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Annie Clarke


An introduction to post-fieldwork archaeological laboratory principles and practices. The unit introduces students to key principles for the effective management and processing of archaeological finds and other materials excavated from archaeological sites, recording and interpretation of data recorded from this material and the application of various methods of analysis which can be used to produce different types of archaeological knowledge and interpretation.


one 3000 word laboratory report (60%), one 1500 word class test (40%)


1x3 hour workshop per week


12 junior credit points of Archaeology



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