PAPVA_04 Documentation Techniques

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Soňa Plchová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Zdeněk Měřínský, CSc.
Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Katarína Válová
Timetable
Thu 13:20–14:55 C42
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
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.
Syllabus
  • Course syllabus (in English):
  • 1., 2. 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. Specific principles of illustration of archaeological finds of the Near east.
  • 3. Illustrations of ceramic vessels: rim and base sherds.
  • 4. Illustrations of ceramic vessels: body sherds, decorations and handles.
  • 5., 6. Reconstructions of ceramic vessels
  • 7. Illustrations of whole ceramic vessels, drawing of large artefacts – reduced measure.
  • 8. Illustrations of stone artefacts: polished axe
  • 9., 10. Illustrations of metal artefacts: iron objects.
  • 11., 12. Illustrations of metal artefacts: bronze objects
  • 13. How make a final table of drawings, prepared to publication. (Cuting and mounting drawings or using scanner and PC – graphic programs).
  • 14. Completion of the course – delivering a final table of drawings. Credits.
Literature
  • GAWRYSIAK-LESZCYŃSKA, Wiesława. Jak rysować zabytki archeologiczne : podstawowe zasady dokumentacji. Edited by Danuta Jaskanis. Gąsava: Biskupin, 2003. 195 s. ISBN 839154902X. info
Teaching methods
class exercises
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) Practical control test.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2009, recent)
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