Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Course Details

The course runs over 10 weeks and covers such topics as:

· What’s in my area? Learn about the rich and diverse archaeological resource in the Blaenavon World Heritage area.

· Landscape detective Understand the evolution of landscape, find out how maps are used in archaeology and historic landscape studies. Have a go at interpretation of cartographic information plotting information onto base maps and storing results on a electronic database.

· Community Archaeology Show and Tell Create new historical records through shared memories, personal histories, old photographs and sketches.

· The way of the Archaeologist Learn basic archaeological recording methods through a practical hands-on workshop led by a recording specialist. Produce a visual record of an archaeological site, comprised of a brief written statement, photographs along-side measured drawings.

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