Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||Archaeology and Ancient History|
|Monash Passport category||International Short Field Experience (Explore Program)|
|Offered||Prato Term 3 2013 (Off-campus Day)|
|Coordinator(s)||Associate Professor Colin A. Hope and Dr Andrea Di Castro|
This is an international study program that requires an application to be enrolled - see the Arts Prato page for further information http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prato/
Previously coded AAH3240
This unit will introduce students to the archaeology of Italy through participation in the excavations of an Etruscan and Roman site in Tuscany in collaboration with the University of Florence. It will enable students to gain experience in current fieldwork techniques, object recording, analysis and preservation, and introduce the main features of Etruscan culture and its impact upon Rome. While focusing upon one site it will also include visits to other relevant archaeological sites and important museum collections.
On successful completion of the unit the students will have:
Seminar Presentation: (1800 words): 20%
Fieldwork diary: (2700 words): 30%
Research Essay: (4500 words): 50%
Three weeks of intensive instruction and fieldwork, based in Prato