HNAA01131U Archaeological theory, technique and method

Volume 2013/2014
Udbydes efter: BA 2010-studieordning Mellemøstens sprog og samfund på BA-niveau med specialisering i de centrale fag Arabisk, Assyriologi, Hebraisk, Nærorientalsk arkæologi, Persisk, Tyrkisk og Ægyptologi eller BA tilvalg 2007-studieordning Studieordning for tilvalgsstudiet på BA-niveau i Nærorientalsk arkæologi.

The course gives an introduction to the essential archaeological methods, which includes practical (excavation, stratigraphy, survey) as well as more theoretical (typology, dating, analysis) aspects. A short introduction to archaeological theory and research history is also included. The course is the necessary preparation for the field school of Near Eastern and Medieval archaeology (participation in the field-school requires a passed exam in this course).
The teaching consists of lectures and exercises for the students. The students have to give at least one presentation of 10 min (with discussion) to be able to take the exam.

Learning Outcome

BA 2010-studieordning:
Arkæologisk teori, teknik og metode (Fagelementkode HNAB01131E)
BA tilvalg 2007-studieordning:
Arkæologisk teori, teknik og metode (fagelementkode HNAB10321E)

Being able to reading English and German texts.
Lectures, discussions, practical excercises (with archaeological material).
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Exam
  • 20
  • Excursions
  • 200
  • Lectures
  • 46
  • Practical exercises
  • 20
  • Preparation
  • 286,5
  • Project work
  • 40
  • Total
  • 612,5
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment