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Archaeology

from Dig to Lab and Beyond

Week 1: Week 2: No prior experience of archaeology is needed. This course is designed for anyone interested in studying an archaeology degree at university. However, anyone with an enthusiastic interest in archaeology is very welcome to join us too. You can use the hashtag #FLdigtolab to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • The transferable skills needed to be an archaeologist
  • Introduction to the Neolithic period
  • Planning an excavation
  • How does a dig work?
  • Storing, handling, recording and transporting artefacts
  • Introduction to the medieval period
  • Human bone analysis
  • Archaeological science: what can isotopes in bone tell us?
  • Museums: the ethics of storage and display
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Rating 3.0 based on 2 ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 11 (last week)
Cost $59
From University of Reading via FutureLearn
Instructors Duncan Garrow, Jim Leary, Mary Lewis, Amanda Clarke, Yen Tu, Emily Carroll, Elaine Jamieson, Claire Nolan
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Language English
Subjects Humanities Programming
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University of Reading

Rating 3.0 based on 2 ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 11 (last week)
Cost $59
From University of Reading via FutureLearn
Instructors Duncan Garrow, Jim Leary, Mary Lewis, Amanda Clarke, Yen Tu, Emily Carroll, Elaine Jamieson, Claire Nolan
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Humanities Programming
Tags History R