Course Information

  

Undergraduate students will be registered in:

CLASS 475 - FIELD TECHNIQUES IN CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

• Assessment and recording of visible architectural remains. How do you spot architectural remains in a landscape? Learn how to recognize foundations, walls, architectural elements and quarries.

• Archaeological Surface Survey Strategies. Learn the various strategies in field-walking and artefact sampling.

• Use of the total station, GPS, Photogrammetry in mapping landscapes

• The relevance of Geographical Information Systems in archaeological research

 

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CLASS 476 ADVANCED FIELD - TECHNIQUES IN CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

•Recording, processing and dating of artefacts (Neolithic to Modern times). This includes drawing, describing and photographing various types of artefacts, such as pottery and metal implements. You will learn to recognize and date the objects found during the excavations and you will help in processing them.

• The variety in Ancient Greek mortuary culture. We will be visiting the tomb structures in the region and you will be introduced to conservation techniques.

• The context and history of Achaia Phthiotis, a semi-independent region in central Greece. We will visit museums and other sites in the region as part of the course.

 

Graduate students will be registered in:

CLASS 601 & CLASS 602

STUDIES IN CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY I AND II

CLASS 601 SEM 900 and CLASS 602 SEM 900

Students will work on independent study topics, in discussion with the project directors.

 

**Please note: 

The Department of History and Classics will look after registering ALL field school students in the ALL the necessary courses associated with field school upon acceptance of your applications.