Archaeology – Doctoral Degree 2014
Archaeological Material on Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 2
Recommended Semester: 3
ECTS Credits Allocated: 10.00
Pre-requisites: To have passed the course Archaeology of the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and the Neolithic.

Course objectives: To allow students to, through mentored study and participation in research projects, master the necessary techniques for the analysis of early prehistoric archaeological material.

Course description: The course will cover the theoretical and practical aspects of studying archaeological material, whether it may be artifacts, documentation or data gained from the use of natural sciences.

Learning Outcomes: Essay and oral examination

  • J. Cauvin 2000. The Birth of Gods and the Origins of Agriculture, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  • C. Gamble 1999. The Palaeolithic Societies of Europe, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  • J. Kuijt (ed.) 2000. Life in Neolithic Farming Communities - Social Organization, Identity and Differentiation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht
  • T. D. Price, J. A. Brown (eds.) 1985. Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherer – The Emergence of Cultural Complexity, Academic Press, Orlando
  • M. Zvelebil M. (ed.) 1986. Hunters in Transition - Mesolithic Societies of Temperate Eurasia and their Transition to Farming, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge