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090088 LG Jordan (2019S)

8.00 ECTS (10.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 8 participants
Language: English



Students interested in participating in the Lehgrabung are required to send a motivation letter and a CV by 24 January 2019. The date limit is to allow to send the list of participants on time to the Department of Antiquities to get security clearance (obligatory for the Middle East).


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the teaching excavation is to learn the necessary skills and tasks requested during field work. In particular, the intention is to emphasize the importance of the archaeological context as well as the acquisition, the interpretation and registration of the obtained information (stratigraphic, material culture, structures etc.).

Assessment and permitted materials

The students will be requested to follow important procedures during excavation and work together as a team under guidance in order to learn, acquire and improve their knowledge of and skills in excavation techniques, recording and drawing methods.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A positive assessment of the course will be based on regular and active participation, successful fulfilment of each of the given tasks.

Examination topics

Reading list

Will be provided

Association in the course directory

Anrechenbar als Lehrgrabung im BA und MA;

Last modified: We 23.01.2019 14:07