This workshop will introduce teachers to the materials aspect of archaeology and make them more familiar with the various types of materials encountered in this field and their analysis. Lectures in Archaeochemistry, Archeometallurgy, Archeological Ceramics, and Bronze Casting Technology, will be followed by a tour of LRSM's shared experimental facilities. After lunch at the LRSM, there will be a tour of the Museum Ceramics Lab. and a visit to a local bronze casting foundry to observe the complete process in making a lost wax bronze sculpture.
Morning Sessions at LRSM
1) Tour of Museum Ceramics Laboratory
REGISTRATION: 8:30AM at the LRSM