Ireland, Trim, Co. Meath

Advanced Methods in Field Archaeology

when 12 May 2014 - 4 August 2014
duration 12 weeks
fee EUR 1

This course builds on the methods and techniques introduced in Introduction to Field Archaeology. Students will be given practical experience in advanced excavation and recording techniques including development and management of the site archive and finds recording and classification. This duration of this course is two weeks, courses begin every Monday from May 12th until August 4th, 2014.

Course leader

Finola O'Carroll

Target group

Archaeology, anthropology students

Course aim

1. Work within the legislative framework for archaeological excavation
2. Design an excavation strategy appropriate to feature types
3. Understand methodologies for artifact recovery and sampling of features
4. Record competently all aspects of the excavation of features
5. Maintain a site archive

Credits info


Fee info

EUR 1: For a two week course, this includes an IAFS pack and tuition fees. Please note accommodation is seperate. Please visit the website,, for further information.