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Archaeology (V4)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Archaeology (V400) The study of human prehistory, development of early societies and the emergence of civilisation. Includes socio-historical analysis of the material remains from excavations of past cultures to reconstruct and understand the past. Archaeology
Egyptology (V410) The archaeological study of the civilisations of ancient Egypt. Archaeology
Stone Age (V420) The archaeology of the period of human culture characterised by the making and use of stone implements and artefacts. Archaeology
Bronze Age (V430) The archaeology of the period of human culture characterised by the making and use of bronze implements and artefacts, c.4500BC-500 BC. Archaeology
Iron Age (V440) The archaeology of the period of human culture characterised by the making and use of iron implements and artefacts, c.1100 BC-c.1st AD. Archaeology
Archaeological conservation (V450) Methods of preserving artefacts from excavations for retrieval and analysis of archaeological information. Archaeology
Archaeological techniques (V460) Methods of surveying, field archaeology and palaeography. Archaeology
Classical art & archaeology (V470) The study of the material culture of classical civilisations. Archaeology
Roman art & archaeology (V471) The study of the material culture of the Roman world from 700 BC to 500 AD. Archaeology
Greek art & archaeology (V472) The study of the material culture of the Greek world from the Bronze Age to 500 AD. Archaeology
Archaeology not elsewhere classified (V490) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the others in Archaeology categories. To be used sparingly. Archaeology