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 049: Underwater excavation of a shipwreck. Bougianen Project (Menorca, Spain)

What you will learn ?

Roman PoteryIn the Fieldwork

  • How to excavate and which archaeological techniques are used.

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

  • Basic principles of stratigraphy.

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

  • Objects photo-taking using photogrammetry standards.

  • Practice in the recognition of archaeological materials.

In the laboratory

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

  • Study and typological classification of archaeological objects discovered during the excavation.

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

  • Handling of the pictures from the objects in order to prepare them for 3D processing with Agisoft PhotoScan.

Roman PoteryTheory

  • UnderwaterArchaeological background of Sanisera.

  • Ancient navigation

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

  • Introduction to the History of the Sanisera Site.



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