Digging up the Past: An Introduction to Archaeology
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This stimulating course will give beginners to archaeology a broad overview of the subject, blending talks and presentations with practical sessions and site visits. Topics covered include methods and techniques of discovery and investigation, dating and chronology, landscape archaeology, archaeological science and artefact handling. Taking advantage of the setting of Marlborough in an archaeologically rich area, the course includes a talk and tour of the archaeological remains in and around the College, a focus on the prehistoric landscapes of Avebury and a visit to a local archaeological excavation.