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 045: Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera & Archaeological Techniques of drawing, photography and digital illustration

What you will learn ?

Roman PoteryIn the Fieldwork

  • How to dig and which archaeological techniques are used.

  • Use and handling of the tools that are used during the excavation process.

  • Basic principles of stratigraphy.

  • Recording the data obtained during the excavation using the Harris Method.

  • Practice on the recognition of archaeological materials and Roman finds from the II century B.C. - VI A.D.

  • Basic procedures for sample collection.

In the laboratory

  • Study and typological classification of archaeological objects of Roman archaeology:ceramics, numismatics, faunal remains, metals and glass.

  • Relative dating based on the classification of archaeological objects discovered in the stratigraphic sequence.

  • Learn how to draw ceramic according with the standards (piece orientation, diameter edge estimation, representation of the decoration and several views generation).

  • Objects drawing exercises (glass, lithics, coins, bone needles).

  • Correct handle of the graphic representation and learning of different scales 1:1, 2:1

  • General standards of composition and illumination in photography.

  • Photography techniques used on little objects like coins, jewels and ceramics  with decoration and epigraphy.

  • Drawing and photographing with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

  • Drawing and vector handling of the archaeological material with Adobe Illustrator.

Roman Pottery DrawsTheory

  • History, archaeology, economy and culture of the Roman civilization.

  • Introduction to the History of the Sanisera Site.

  • Minorcan archaeology before the Roman conquest of the Balearic Islands.

 


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