HELGA. Human Osteoarchaeology

Course content

HELGA. Human Osteoarchaeology
Archaeologists study the lives of humans in the past, and the study of human remains is the most direct way to learn about their experiences. This course will introduce students to the study of human remains in archaeology, from excavation to laboratory. It will cover topics such as human skeletal anatomy, sex and age assessment, identification of general skeletal pathologies, human remains ethics, and an introduction to scientific methods in bioarchaeology.

Students will come out of this course with a general understanding of human remains in archaeology that is useful in future  studies or careers in archaeology and related fields.

OBS:
Forskningsområde indgår som en integreret del på 2. og 4. semester af:
- Metode 2: dokumentation og analyse (Arkæologistuderende, 2. semester)
- Forhistorisk Arkæologisk metode 3: kritik og formidling  (Forhistorisk arkæologistuderende, 4.semester)
- Klassisk arkæologi: kulturmøde (Klassisk arkæologistuderende, 4. semester)
- Hverdagslivets kulturhistorie (Etnologistuderende, 2. semester)
- Kulturelle processer i Europa (Etnologistuderende, 4. semester)
- Græsk-romersk arkæologi og kunsthistorie (Græsk- og latinstuderende, 2. semester)
- Sprogkundskab (Græsk- og Latinstuderende, 6. semester)
- Område 2 (Historiestuderende, 2. semester)
- Globalhistorie (Historiestuderende, 4. semester)
Se Historie, BA, lektionskatalog forår 2024.

Education

Forskningsområde knyttet til 2. og 4. semesterkurser på Saxo-Instituttet.

Holdundervisning / forelæsninger / øvelser

- Lynnerup, N., Bennike, P., and Iregren, E. (2008) Biologisk Antropologi: Med Human Osteologi. Gyldendal: Copenhagen.
- White, T., and Folkens, P. (2005) The Human Bone Manual. Elsevier: London.
- Mays, S. (2021) The Archaeology of Human Bones. Routledge: London.

Individual
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
ECTS
0 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 42
  • Preparation
  • 88
  • Exam Preparation
  • 62
  • English
  • 192

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
HSAXO0411U
ECTS
0 ECTS
Programme level
Bachelor
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Spring
Schedulegroup
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Studyboard
Study Board of Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Contracting department
  • SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinators
  • Felicia Jantina Fricke   (4-6a696a76446c7971326f7932686f)
  • Marie Louise Schjellerup Jørkov   (8-767573787b74787f497c7e776d37747e376d74)
Saved on the 14-12-2023

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