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Course name Exercises: Analysing archaeological Objects
Semester SS 2024
Current number of participants 11
expected number of participants 15
Home institute Klassische Archäologie
Courses type Exercises in category Teaching
First date Thursday, 25.04.2024 15:45 - 17:15, Room: (D, 2130)
Learning organisation Übung: Workload = 4LP (entspricht: 120 Stunden)
- 30 Stunden: Teilnahme an den Sitzungen
- 15 Stunden: Vor- und Nachbereitung der Sitzungen
- 15 Stunden: Lektüre von Primär- und Sekundärliteratur
- 60 Stunden: Erbringung von Studienleistungen
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird in Präsenz abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
ECTS points 4

Rooms and times

(D, 2130)
Thursday: 15:45 - 17:15, weekly (9x)
(Egyptian Museum of Munich)
Friday, 31.05.2024 10:00 - 12:30
(Stadtarchäologie Augsburg)
Friday, 14.06.2024 09:00 - 12:30

Module assignments

Comment/Description

How do archaeologists treat, study, and analyze ancient objects from the moment of their recovery until their arrival in museum collections? How do they document these artifacts, and why is this process so crucial? What inquiries can we pose to material culture? Which is the meaning and value of authenticity? How do humans interact with objects? What ethical considerations and challenges arise in sampling human remains and other types of archaeological materials for analytical investigations? Additionally, how can objects be effectively contextualized and spatially examined? What can digital approaches add to the way we investigate and analyze ancient objects? This course will provide guided discussions, hands-on experiences (also including real archaeological objects and samples), visits to museums and laboratories, student presentations, and guest lectures by international scholars, complementing the program of the PS "Arts and Crafts in Antiquity".

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Zeitgesteuerte Anmeldung: Analysing archaeological Objects".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • The enrolment is possible from 04.03.2024, 00:00 to 21.04.2024, 23:59.

Registration mode

The enrolment is binding, participants cannot unsubscribe themselves.