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ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION TECHNIQUES COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RKY436 ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION TECHNIQUES 5 3 3 5

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the relevant source on the subject Introduction to the course Lecture
2 Reading the relevant source on the subject What is archelogy? Definitions of archelogy and excavation and several archaeological disciplines Lecture
3 Reading the relevant source on the subject Basic methods in archelogy : date methods Lecture
4 Reading the relevant source on the subject Archaeological research methods : surface exploration Lecture
5 Reading the relevant source on the subject Archaeological research methods: excavation types and legal infrastructure Lecture
6 Reading the relevant source on the subject Land works Lecture
7 Reading the relevant source on the subject Equipment in land works and usage of them Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the relevant source on the subject Revision Lecture
10 Reading the relevant source on the subject New techniques used in archaeological excavations Lecture
11 Reading the relevant source on the subject Drawing methods in the land and recording the findings of excavations Lecture
12 Reading the relevant source on the subject Simple restoration and conservation methods in the land Lecture
13 Reading the relevant source on the subject Underwater and submerged archelogy Lecture
14 Reading the relevant source on the subject What is City archelogy and rescue excavation? Examples from Turkey and the World Lecture
15 Reading the relevant source on the subject Revision Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -