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060085 UE Archaeozoology (2018W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 02.10. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 09.10. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 16.10. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 23.10. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 30.10. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 06.11. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 13.11. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 20.11. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 27.11. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 04.12. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 11.12. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 08.01. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 15.01. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 22.01. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Tuesday 29.01. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Biologiccal and palaeontological bascis of Archaeozoology/Zooarchaeology: anatomy, osteology, taphonomy; use of a comparative collection and of identification keys and literature. Overview of archaeozoological methods, assessment of primary and secondary data: identification of species/taxonomic groups, skeletal elements, age-at-death, sex, osteometry; identification of bone modifications (e.g. butchery marks) and bone tools; quantitative analysis;
Introduction into domestication and the history of domestic animals.
Practical exercises on selected animal bone samples in groupwork; defining research questions and goals in correspondence to archaeological settings: human dietary behaviour, butchery practices, economy,; interpreting archaeological contexts through faunal samples; ecology; archaeozoological field methods (excursion optional).

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation and presence; a practical oral test at the end of the term. Dates will be announced in the course of the lecture.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Will be announced; mainly, practical working knowledge of the animal bone samples

Reading list

Wird bekanntgegeben

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Tu 26.02.2019 08:27