Archaeology 220

Module code AGL 220
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Compulsory veld school, usually in September.
Archaeological field methods and interpretation
Introduction to the history and application of key field techniques such as research design, field survey, mapping, GPS and GIS, Total Station, compass work, photography, excavation, rock art recording, basic curation of artefacts, data management- and heritage legislation. Practical instruction in artefact cleaning, curation, meta-data capture and exhibition.

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites AGL 110, AGL 120 GS
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anthropology, Archaeology and Development Studies
Period of presentation Semester 2

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