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 033: Discover archaeology and the ancient art in The British Museum (London, UK) & Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

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What you will learn ?

In the Fieldwork

  • Students working in 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.

  • Recording the data obtained during the excavation using the Harris Method.

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

  • Basic procedures for sample collection.

In the Laboratory

  • Ancient art in the British MuseumStudy and typological classification of archaeological objects of Roman archaeology: ceramics, numismatics, faunal remains, metals and glass.

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

 

Theory

  • 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.

Art & Museums

  • Visit London to discover the archaeology and ancient art in The British Museum, the most important collection of art of the world.

  • Discover in London the collections of ancient civilizations including antiques from Syria, Mesopotamia, Persia, Egypt, Rome, Etruscan and Europe archaeology.







 

 

 

 



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