Units of Study

Additional unit of study in Semester 1

BDES3030 Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception, available in semester 1 to Archaeology students who have met the prerequisites.




ARCA2617 - Analysis of Archaeological Materials

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kate da Costa

Description

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.

Assessments

10xweekly quizzes (equivalent to 2500 words in total) (50%), 1x2000wd research paper (40%) and participation (10%)

Classes

1x3-hr combined lecture/practical session/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of Archaeology

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