Pre-requisites: Good First Degree in any subject
Aims/Description: This course provides students with the theoretical background and practical skills necessary to undertake the study of archaeological vitreous materials, with an emphasis on glass from all periods and Egyptian faience. The course brings together knowledge of glassy materials, their nature and manufacture through archaeological practice, experimental work in the laboratory and through an understanding of the significance of glass in different societies through stylistic and scientific analysis.
Restrictions on availability: Normally taken by students on the MSc Archaeomaterials
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