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 013: Discover Amphora & Shipwrecks in the Underwater Port of Sanitja

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What you will learn ?

In the Fieldwork

  • Discover amphora and shipwrecks in the Port of Sa NitjaHow to survey and which archaeological techniques are used.

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

  • Recording data obtained during the survey.

  • Objects photo-taking using photogrammetry standards.

  • Practice in the recognition of archaeological materials and Roman finds from the II century B.C. to VI A.D.

In the Laboratory

  • Archaeology laboratory in SaniseraRecording data obtained during the survey -diary and systematic methodology sheets-.

  • Study and typological classification of archaeological Roman objects discovered during the underwater survey.

  • Relative dating based on the classification of the archaeological objects discovered during the survey.

  • Handling of the pictures from the objects in order to prepare them for 3D processing with Agisoft PhotoScan.

 

Theory

  • Underwater Archaeological background of Sanisera.

  • Ancient trade in Sanisera and the Western Mediterranean Sea.

  • Ancient navigation.

  • Modern sail merchant ships (centuries 16th - 20th).

  • 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