Archaeology – Bachelor’s Degree 2014
Status: compulsory
Recommended Year of Study: 2
Recommended Semester: 4
ECTS Credits Allocated: 5.00
Pre-requisites: None

Course objectives: To enable students to independently make taxonomic analysis of faunal remnants, use different methods to analyze archaeozoological material and to interpret the results of their research.

Course description: Archaeozoology studies; the classification of animals and rules of taxonomic nomenclature, bone tissue, teeth, skeletons, identification, domestication of : dogs, cattle, goats, sheep, pigs, horses, cats, secondary exploitation of animals, remnants of birds, herpetofauna, invertebrates at archeological sites. Osteologic material modification, butchering, bone artifacts and archeofauna in Serbia.

Learning Outcomes: Midterm examination, essay and oral examination

  • Clutton-Brock J., 1999: A Natural History of Domesticated Mammals, Cambridge Univ.Press, London: 34-45, 52-61, 71-90.
  • Davis, S. J. M., 1987. The Archaeology of Animals. Batsford, London: 29-42, 47-69, 88-94, 108-112, 123-132, 130-149, 152-165.
  • O’Connor, T. 2000: The archaeology of animal bones, Texas A&M University Press, College Station: 13-26, 119-127.
  • Reitz, E. J. and Wing, E. S, 1999. Zooarchaeology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 57-64, 143-178, 159-160.
  • Rider Arheozoologija, 49 str.