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ARPH2617 - Analysis of Stone Technology
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Nina Afanasyevna Kononenko
This unit introduces students to the methods and theory behind the analysis and interpretation of flaked stone technology. Students will develop skills in the identification, classification and recording of stone artefacts which are valuable in consultancy and research archaeology worldwide. Topics will include the origin and development of stone technology in world prehistory, the reductive nature of artefact manufacture, identifying artefact attributes, implement typology and theoretical links between artefacts and human behaviour.
1x1000wd laboratory notebook (20%), 1x1500wd in-class test (30%), 1x2000wd report/essay (50%)
1x3-hr laboratory sessions/week
12 junior credit points of Archaeology
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