Course: Documentation and Registration of Archaeological Remains 1 (ceramic)

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Course title Documentation and Registration of Archaeological Remains 1 (ceramic)
Course code KHI/QDEN1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course content
Lessons from theory and practical exercises from work with ceramic materials. Basic treatment of ceramics, preservation and restoration of ceramic collections, digital processing in database programs (eg. MS Access), drawi documentation and subsequent digital processing in graphics programs (such as Gimp and Inkscape). AD

Learning activities and teaching methods
Training in job and motor Skils, Work Activities, Grafic and Art Activities
  • Attendace - 18 hours per semester
  • Excursion - 8 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on skills in dividual methods (techniques) documentation and inventory of movable and immovable assets of discovered archaeological material. Gradually the students will be acquainted with the technique of draw and photographic documentation of movable finds as well as draw and photographic documentation as well as geodethic documentation of field -excavation situations in archaeological research. They will also be acquainted with the ways of finding evidence of the individual situations and the ways of inventory of movable archaeological material. AD
Knowledge of methods of conservation, restoration, description, drawi documentation of pottery and ceramic materials and digital processing of data. AD
Successful completion of subject History of Prehistory (DP, DPA, XDP) or of subject Introduction to the Study of Archaeology (UA) or subject Theory of archaeological research (TA), or a basic overview of the material culture of prehistoric age to modern times in Central Europe and in the methods of archaeological work. AD

Assessment methods and criteria
Systematic Observation of Student

Active participation in seminars, ongoing consultation with the lectors and individual work during practical exercises. AD
Recommended literature
  • Kalábková, P. ? Jankovičová, P. ? Lenhart, Z. (Kalá). Demus ? dokumentace a evidence muzejních sbírek. Představení modulu Demus01 Archeologie.. Brno.
  • Květina, P.; Pavlů, I. (2007). Neolitické sídliště v Bylanech ? základní databáze. Praha.
  • Mischka, D. (2011). NoNeK ? Ein Aufnahmesystem für steinzeitliche Keramik Nordmitteleuropas, Berichte der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission.
  • Neustupný, E. (2007). Metoda archeologie. Plzeň.
  • Pavlů, I. (2011). Analýza artefaktů. Archeologické studie Univerzity Hradec Králové 2. Hradec Králové.
  • Podborský, V.; Kazdová, E.; Koštuřík, P.; Weber, Z. (1977). Numerický kód moravské malované keramiky. Problémy deskripce keramiky v archeologii. Brno.
  • Sklenář, K. (1998). Archeologický slovník 3. Keramika a sklo. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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