Archaeological Analysis

Course content

Students will analyse a class of Middle Eastern archaeological materials (or a related category of archaeologically relevant objects, e.g. archival material, spatial data) in self-study under the supervision of a teacher. The class of material and type of analysis will be discussed and decided between the student and the supervisor. Students will mostly work independently, but there will be regular meetings with the supervisor to discuss the ongoing work. Students will record archaeological objects in a database, which they may need to design anew or modify from an existing design. They will then analyse the collected data using statistical methods and present results in the form of a written report, supplemented by figures (drawings and/or photographs of objects, graphs and, if applicable, maps). 


Fagstudieordning Kandidatuddannelserne i nærorientalsk arkæologi, assyriologi og ægyptologi 2019.

Fagstudieordning Kandidattilvalg i assyriologi, nærorientalsk arkæologi, ægyptologi 2019

Learning outcome

KA 2019-studieordning:
Arkæologisk analyse  (aktivitetskode HNAK03531E)

KA tilvalg 2019-studieordning
Arkæologisk analyse  (aktivitetskode HNAK13531E)


The course is a self-study possibility for students to do an in-depths analysis of a topic of their choice. Tutorials.

Will follow in absalon

It is expected that the students can read literature in English and German or French

A general knowledge of archaeology is expected

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Guidance
  • 10
  • Exam
  • 80
  • Project work
  • 322,5
  • English
  • 412,5