Teaching workshop: Archaeological escavation/advanced level in Jazzo Fornasiello (Gravina in Puglia-Bari)

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The archaeological excavation of advanced level strengthens technical-professionalizing tools acquired in the archaeological excavation of basic level. The main goal of the laboratory is to enable students to find employment in archaeological excavation fields as skilled worker at the end of the training course..
Expected learning outcomes
The laboratory teaches students how to produce graphic and photographic documentation of archaeological evidence and how to use optical and electronic equipment for topographical relief, such as total station and theodolite.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
In 2022 the excavation (September-October) provides for the continuation of the excavation of the L environment (essay W).The problems of the excavation will be illustrated to the students; will be taught how to create the graphic and photographic documentation of archaeological emergencies and how to use topographic tools, such as the total station and theodolite; lectures on ceramic materials will be held.
Each day includes field activities and practical lessons.
Prerequisites for admission
It is necessary that the students have already carried out the didactic archaeological excavation laboratory, so they must have excavation experiences.
Teaching methods
Preliminary meetings are scheduled with frontal lessons on safety on the excavation and on the history of Jazzo, in University, and then lessons in the field, directly on the excavation site.
Teaching Resources
M. CASTOLDI ET ALII, Un abitato peuceta. Scavi a Jazzo Fornasiello (Gravina in Puglia, Bari). Prime indagini, Bari 2014.

M. CASTOLDI ET ALII, I Peuceti a Jazzo Fornasiello. Scavi archeologici a Gravina in Puglia, Bari, Milano 2017.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The teacher and his collaborators will verify that all the activities have been followed and carried out.
- University credits: 3
Field activity: 20 hours
Professor: Castoldi Marina