Archaeometry and Chemistry of Archaeology Materials

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΑΙΟΜΕΤΡΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΩΝ ΥΛΙΚΩΝ / Archaeometry and Chemistry of Archaeology Materials
CodeΚ210
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002682

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ ANALYSĪ-PERIVALLON-ĪLEKTROCΗĪMEIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
CΗĪMIKĪ SYNTHESĪ-VIOCΗĪMEIA KAI VIOEFARMOGESOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ TECΗNOLOGIA KAI VIOMĪCΗANIKĪ CΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600124227
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD OF ARCHAIOMETRY WHICH IS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO CHEMISTS IN GREECE 2. INFORMATION ON THE NON-DESTRUCTIVE MODERN TECHNICAL ANALYSIS REQUIRED IN ANCIENT MATERIALS 3. VISITS TO OTHER ARCHAEOMTRY WORKSHOPS TO LEARN THE APPLICATIONS OF ARCHAEOMETRY IN MUSEUMS, ETC.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Archaeometry. Archaeological Materials and technology: stones (obsidian, quartz, precious and semiprecious stones, marbles, etc.), wood, leather, building materials, ceramics, glasses, glazes, enamels, paints, metals, and other materials and objects. Investigation of origin of archaeological findings and of the manufacturing technology. Dating methods: chemical methods (dating bones and fossils), nuclear and radiochemical methods. Influence of the environment on the archaeological findings, corrosion, deterioration and damage. Conservation and restoration. Authenticity tests. Laboratory exercises and applications in stone, ceramics, glass, metals, paints, building materials analyses. Evaluation of results.
Keywords
archeometry, materials, chemical analysis, technology, origin, dating, conservation, restoration
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Laboratory Work120.5
Reading Assigment903.6
Exams30.1
Total1315.2
Student Assessment
Description
Examinations
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
03-03-2016