Unità didattica: Scavo geoarcheologico The student will acquire basic knowledge about the archaeological excavation and about the main types of archaeological material acquired by means of it. The approach is focused on a geoarchaeological perspective Unità didattica: Antropologia The course aims at increasing the knowledge of students concerning osteology, anthropology and paleopathology especially for use on the field , during the stages of excavation and recovery
Expected learning outcomes
Unità didattica: Scavo geoarcheologico Basic techniques for archaeological excavations and ability to identify the main types of archaeological material in a geoarchaeological perspective. Unità didattica: Antropologia Basic knowledege and skills in the fields of Osteology and Anthropology within the context of archaeological excavation and recovery.
Unità didattica: Scavo geoarcheologico The Archaeological stratigraphy and the site formation processes. Field description, basic concepts of pedology Diagnostic in the laboratory, basic concepts of sedimentology and micromorphology. Collecting records: topographic and stratigraphic surveys, techniques in drawing Excavation in practice, organisation and regulations. Management of the archaeological excavation in Italy and abroad.
Unità didattica: Antropologia -Introduction -physical anthropology; biologic anthropology -macroscopic and microscopic human osteology - macroscopic and microscopic human osteology; skeleton - diagnosis of species - diagnosis of sex - age estimation - metrical and non-metrical traits of the skeleton - paleopathology: occupational signs, trauma, infections, metabolic diseases, nutritional deficits, neoplastic disease - basics of forensic anthropology, identification of skeletal remains, diagnosis of cause of death, signs of lesions, time since death - Practice on human bones