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At a glance
- 23 - 27 Jan 2023
- Duration5 days
- LocationCranfield campus
Course structureLectures, labs and practical sessions
What you will learn
On successful completion of the course you will be able to:
- Critically evaluate analytical research on metals and metal production debris
- Formulate research questions that intervene in key debates about the use of pre-industrial metals
- Differentiate between different metal production processes through the analysis of metals and their production debris
- Design research strategies for most types of metallurgical remains found on archaeological sites.
- Introduction to Archaeological Metals: Key Questions and Approaches
- Ore Geology and the Metallurgical Process
- Non-ferrous metals
- Ferrous Metals: Iron and Steel
- Precious Metals
- Analysing Metal Production Debris: Slags and Technical Ceramics
- Metal Provenancing
- Case Studies
Upgrade to a professional qualification
When taken as a Short Course for Credit, 10 credit points can be put towards the MSc In Archaeomaterials
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