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List of 2017 units of study
ARCA2617 - Analysis of Archaeological Materials
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Melanie Fillios
An essential skill in archaeology is understanding the various analytical techniques used in artefact analyses. This unit examines a variety of archaeological materials to explore the relationship between the material properties of an object and its analytical potential. A combination of lectures and practical sessions provides a unique opportunity to examine techniques such as spectroscopy, electron microscopy and CT, and the ways in which they are used in archaeological analysis and interpretation.
10xweekly quizzes (equivalent to 2500 words in total) (50%), 1x2000 word research paper (40%) and participation (10%)
1x3 hour combined lecture/practical session
12 junior credit points of Archaeology
A timetable is not available for this session.
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