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 047: Advanced Underwater Archaeology in the Mediterranean Island of Menorca (Spain)

What you will learn ?

In the Fieldwork

  • How to survey and which archaeological techniques are used.

  • Students of underwater archeology using survey techniques more than 18 meters deepUse and handling of the tools that are used during the excavation process. .

  • Recording data obtained during the survey.
  • Practice in the recognition of archaeological materials and Roman finds from
    the 2nd century B. C. to 6th A.D. or from the 16th- 19th centuries

  • Objects photo-taking using photogrammetry standards.

In the laboratory

  • Recording data obtained during the survey -diary and systematic methodology sheets-.

  • Study and typological classification of archaeological Roman objects discovered
    during the underwater survey. .

  • Relative dating based on the classification of the archaeological objects discovered
    during the survey.

  • Drawing traditional boats



  • Underwater Archaeological background of Sanisera.

  • Ancient trade in Sanisera and the Western Mediterranean Sea.

  • Ancient navigation.

  • Modern sail merchant ships (centuries 16th - 20th).

  • 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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By category Archaeological Film     Archaeological tour, Art & Museums     Digging remains of cities    Conservation in archaeology 

Digging graves, osteology & anthropology
    GIS (Geographic Information System)  Laboratory  Underwater School in Archaeology

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