TEACHING WORKSHOP: ARCHAEOLOGY TRAINING FIELD SCHOOL IN DRAGONCELLO / OSTIA ANTICA (RM) (SSD L-ANT/10)
(20 hours, 3 ECTS, second semester) - A.Y. 2020/2021
Prof.ssa Gloria Olcese (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Università degli Studi di Milano
Science of Cultural Property (Classe L-1) - Enrolled from 2017/2018
Archaeology (Classe LM-2) - Enrolled from 2019/2020
Learning objectives: this lab consists of the archaeological excavation of an important Roman villa, located a few kilometres from Rome and not far from Ostia Antica: Villa A of Dragoncello (Acilia - Ostia). This activity offers students the opportunity to learn the basics of archaeological survey, stratigraphic excavation and the study of finds. Several visits to the territory and city of Ostia Antica will be planned, as well as many seminars on geophysical survey and excavation techniques, and on the study of ceramics. A further aim of this lab is to allow students to enrich their knowledge of the history and archaeology of the area of Rome and Ostia.
Expected learning outcomes: learning of methodologies about field intervention, archaeological surveys and the study of finds; involvement in geophysical surveys.
Prerequisites for admission: attendance to Methodology of archaeological research: field and laboratory research.
Teaching methods: lessons both in the field and the lab, didactic visits.
Assessment methods and criteria: the professor verifies the active and continued attendance.
Emergency remote teaching: if the health emergency continues, students will find all the information and any changes in the program on this site and on the Ariel teaching site.
Further info on the excavation here.