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 009: Fieldwork in the Necropolis of Sanisera and GIS applied in Archaeology

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What you will learn ?

In the Fieldwork

  • Dig in the SaniseraHow to dig and which archaeological techniques are used.

  • Use and handling of the tools that are used during the excavation process.

  • Basic principles of stratigraphy.

  • Basic procedures for collecting C14 samples.

In the Laboratory

  • Cleaning, Inventory and cataloging of recovered human bones during the excavation process.

  • Dig in the SaniseraBasics of the methods used in human osteological analysis, including skeletal anatomy, palaeodemography and palaeopathology.

  • Learning how to identify age, sex and height of buried individuals.

  • Relative dating based on the classification of archaeological artifacts discovered in stratigraphic sequence.

  • Learning, handling and practices with ArcGIS software.

  • Design, preparation and management of archaeological information in a GIS platform using ArcGIS.

 

Theory

  • Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Bioarchaeology

  • Skeletal Anatomy –Terminology-: generalities, dental structure, skull and other bones.

  • History, archaeology, economy and culture of the Roman civilization.

  • Introduction to the History of the Sanisera Site.

  • Minorcan archaeology before the Roman conquest of the Balearic Islands.

 


 



General Information What you will learn 
Useful Information Staff Sess. & Cost