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Australian Lithic Technology (Project 1) - ARCO3401

Year - 2020

Production of stone artefacts, lithic technology, is the oldest technology and key to cultural evolution. The unit introduces the technology, and methods and theories for its archaeological interpretation. Understandings are developed through a student project involving laboratory experimentation.

1x2hr laboratory/ week

1x 1000 wd equivalent Lab notebook (20%), 1x 1000 wd equivalent Practical test (20%), 1x 4000 wds Project (60%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Archaeology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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