15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Good first degree in any subject

Aims/Description: This module provides students with the theoretical frameworks and practical skills necessary to undertake the study of archaeological metals and related materials. The course unites theoretical concerns, scientific methods and experiential practice in the study of ancient and historical metallurgical traditions.

Restrictions on availability: Normally taken by students on the MSc Archaeomaterials

Staff Contact: Roger Doonan
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory work, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Practical

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK