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 046: Underwater Archaeology in Sanitja harbor & Dig in the Roman city of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

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What you will learn ?

Roman PoteryIn the Fieldwork

  • How 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.

  • Objects photo-taking using photogrammetry standards.

In the laboratory

  • Laboratory workRecording data obtained -diary and systematic methodology sheets-.

  • Study and typological classification of archaeological Roman objects discovered .

  • Study 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.

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



Taking photos in the filedTheory

  • 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