Course: Documentation and Registration of Archaeological Remains 3 (organic materials)

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Course title Documentation and Registration of Archaeological Remains 3 (organic materials)
Course code KHI/QDEN3
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
Wood - Wood Restoration by ionizing radiation Wood - Conservation by water-saturating of wood Textiles - Preservation of Archaeological Textiles Leather - Archaeological leathers Paper - Conservation of paper awards Continuous practice in archaeological lab - work with all kinds of organic materials 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
Students will learn how to conserve, document and record individual types of organic archaeological material. AD
Successful completion of subject of History of Prehistory (DP, DPA, XDP) or 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 the methods of archaeological work. AD

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Active participation in seminars, ongoing consultations with the lector and individual work during practical exercises. AD
Recommended literature
  • Jana Odvárková a kol. (1999). Metodické pokyny ke konzervaci usňových nebo pergamenových knižních vazeb a ostatních sbírkových předmětů vyrobených z usní a pergamenů. Praha.
  • Kol. autorů. (1989). Základy muzejní konzervace. Muzeografické učební texty III.. Brno.
  • Michal Ďurovič a kol.:. (2002). Restaurování a konzervování archiválií a knih. Praha.
  • Nikitin, M.K.-Meľnikova, E.P. (2003). Chemie v konzervátorské a restaurátorské praxi. Brno.

Study plans that include the course
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