Archaeology – Bachelor’s Degree 2014
Status: compulsory
Recommended Year of Study: 3
Recommended Semester: 6
ECTS Credits Allocated: 4.00
Pre-requisites: None

Course objectives: To introduce students to analytical opportunities when studying skeletal remains in their archaeological context. Also, to introduce students to the newest biomolecular and chemical bone analysis, so the candidates may use some of them in their personal research.

Course description: Reconstruction of the way of life, food, physical activities of the ancient population, based on their skeletal remains. The students will have to review data that has been obtained through skeletal analysis, in its archaeological context

Learning Outcomes: Essay and oral examination.

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