FF:AEA_26 Documentation Techniques - Course Information
AEA_26 Documentation TechniquesFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- Mgr. Soňa Plchová (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. PhDr. Zdeněk Měřínský, CSc.
Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Šibíčková
Supplier department: Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- AEA_26/A: Wed 15:50–18:15 C42, S. Plchová
AEA_26/B: Fri 9:10–11:35 C42, S. Plchová
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- Course abstract (in English): The course explains general principles and standards of archaeological finds illustration. Students practise drawing artefacts made of different materials (especially ceramic, stone, metal objects). At the end of this course, students should be able to draw a documentary illustration of an archaeological artefact and make a final table of drawings, correctly prepared to publication.
- Course syllabus (in English):
- 1. Informations about the course (Completion requirements, needed drawing materials). General principles and standards of archaeological finds illustration. Picture presentation (PowerPoint). Important terms: views, sections, measure scale.
- 2. Illustrations of whole ceramic vessels I: simple cylindrical shapes symmetric about a vertical axis
- 3. Illustrations of ceramic vessels: rim and base sherds.
- 4. Illustrations of ceramic vessels and sherds – various types of decoration
- 5. Illustrations of of ceramic vessels or fargments with handles.
- 6. Reconstructions of ceramic vessels – a) reconstruction of the shape, b) reconstruction of the decoration
- 7. Illustrations of whole ceramic vessels II - deformed shapes (asymmetric), more complicated shapes or decoration. Drawing of large artefacts – reduced measure.
- 8. Illustrations of stone artefacts: polished axe How make a final table of drawings, prepared to publication. (Cuting and mounting drawings or using scanner and PC – graphic programs).
- 9. Illustrations of metal artefacts: iron
- 10. Illustrations of metal artefacts: bronze and precious metals
- 11. Illustrations of flint stone artefacts (Mgr. et Mgr. Ludmila Kaňáková Hladíková Ph.D.).
- 12. Brief introduction to ways of documenting the artefacts of other materials (organic materials - bone, wood)
- 13. Brief introduction to ways of documenting the glass artefacts
- 14. Completion of the course – delivering a final table of drawings. Credits.
- recommended literature
- • GRIFFITHS, N. – JENNER, A. – WILSON, Ch.: Drawing Archaeological Finds. A Handbook. Salisbury 1990.
- • ADKINS, L. – ADKINS, R. A.: Archaeological Illustration. Cambridge 1989 (2009)
- GAWRYSIAK-LESZCYŃSKA, Wiesława. Jak rysować zabytki archeologiczne : podstawowe zasady dokumentacji. Edited by Danuta Jaskanis. Gąsava: Biskupin, 2003. 195 s. ISBN 839154902X. info
- not specified
- • NERUDOVÁ, Z.: Způsoby dokumentace štípané industrie, SPFFBU M 8-9 (2003-2004), s. 53-64.
- Teaching methods
- Work with archeological material, basics of technical drawing. E-learning supplement https://elf.phil.muni.cz/elf2/course/view.php?id=2476
- Assessment methods
- Type of teaching and completion. Completion requirements. (in English):
Class exercises, credit.
Completion requirements –
be engaged in lessons
give a final table of drawings
(Ceramic artefacts - at least 4 drawings: a sherd, decorations and handles, a reconstruction, a whole vessel, a large vessel – reduced size; stone artefacts – at least 1 drawing: polished axe; metal artefacts – at least 3 drawings: iron and bronze artefacts)
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Informace ke způsobu ukončení viz sylabus.
The course is taught each semester.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses