AEB_A07b Material Culture of Bronze Age and Hallstatt

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Klára Šabatová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adam Gašpar (lecturer)
Mgr. Marek Novák (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Klára Šabatová, Ph.D.
Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Šibíčková
Supplier department: Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 16:00–17:40 M12
Prerequisites
Previous completion of is an advantage but not a prerequisite. At the same time, it is recommended to enrol and .
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/15, only registered: 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The goal of the seminar is to familiarize the students with the typical inventory from the Bronze Age to the Hallstatt Period. Examples of finds will be demonstrated in the chronological order to illustrate either the sequence of development or discontinuity of material culture. In the seminars the student will acquire knowledge of both settlement and grave finds through the departmental collections.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- identify the categories of the Bronze Age and Hallstatt Period artefacts and classify them chronologically;
- describe the characteristics that are decisive for determining the type and period;
- have orientation in literature related to the Bronze Age and Hallstatt Period artefacts.
Syllabus
  • 1. Early and Middle Bronze Age pottery
  • 2. Urnfield Period pottery
  • 3. Hallstatt pottery
  • 4. Introduction to the raw material resources for the production of bronze. Prehistoric necklaces, rib ingots. Horizons of hoards. Products made of bronze sheet (sheet vessels). Protective armour (suit of armour, helmet, greaves, shield, gloves)
  • 5. Bronze and iron needles
  • 6. Bronze Age and Hallstatt Period brooches
  • 7. Copper, bronze and iron daggers
  • 8. Full-grip swords and grip-tongue swords
  • 9. Copper and bronze battle axes. Copper and bronze axes and hammers. Chisels.
  • 10. Copper and bronze knives. Reaping hooks. Razors. Spear, javelin.
  • 11. Personal ornaments (earrings, bracelets, anklets, turbans, neck rings and necklaces, diadems, bosses and tutuli, pendants)
  • 12. Visit to the MZM exhibition
  • 13. Course-unit credit.
Literature
    required literature
  • JIRÁŇ, Luboš. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 5: Doba bronzová. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2008. 265 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-78-0. info
  • VENCLOVÁ, Natalie. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 6: Doba halštatská. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2008. 173 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-79-7. info
  • PODBORSKÝ, Vladimír et al. Pravěké dějiny Moravy. Brno: Muzejní a vlastivědná společnost, 1993. 543 pp. ISBN 80-85048-45-0. info
    recommended literature
  • BUJNA, Jozef, Václav FURMÁNEK, Egon WIEDERMANN and Zora BIELICHOVÁ. Staré Slovensko. Nitra: Archeologický ústav Slovenskej akadémie vied, 2013. 244 s. ISBN 9788089315444. info
  • Bronzové depoty střední až pozdní doby bronzové na Moravě a ve Slezsku. Edited by Milan Salaš. 1. vyd. Brno: Moravské zemské muzeum, 2005. 499 s. ISBN 8070282126. info
  • Bronzové depoty střední až pozdní doby bronzové na Moravě a ve Slezsku. Edited by Milan Salaš. 1. vyd. Brno: Moravské zemské muzeum, 2005. 532 s. ISBN 8070282118. info
  • MOUCHA, Václav. Hortfunde : der frühen Bronzezeit in Böhmen. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, 2005. 511 s. ISBN 8086124576. info
  • PALÁTOVÁ, Hana and Milan SALAŠ. Bronzezeitliche Gefässdepotfunde in Mähren und benachbarten Gebieten. Vyd. 1. Brno: Ústav archeologické památkové péče, 2002. 194 s. ISBN 80-86399-08-7. info
Teaching methods
lectures, shows of departmental collections
Assessment methods
Completion Requirements for the course-unit credit are: - Adequate participation in the seminar - Self-study based on the recommended literature (in the study materials to the subject) - Course-unit test/examination: In case of an unsatisfactory participation in the teaching and the individual study: - Elaboration of a three-page seminar work; the student will choose a topic according to his/her interest and prove a sufficient knowledge of the Bronze Age and Hallstatt material culture issues and a perfect work with literature. The seminar work has to be submitted prior to the course-unit credit week.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Pro udělení zápočtu je třeba aktivní účast na semináři a dosažení dostatečného počtu bodů v zápočtovém testu.
The course is taught annually.
General note: dvě seminární skupiny po max. 25 studentech.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
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