Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Workshop of conservation-restoration ceramics
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in history of art and archaeology : archeometrics (120 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
Post-excavation treatment of ceramic archaeological finds:

Cleaning? Conservation? Storage? Restoring?

Learning the preparatory techniques for assembling and fixing, i.e.:

1. Sorting and trial assembly (prior to fixing) 2. Holding techniques
3. Marking varnish
4. Marking
5. Practicalities
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Preparing fragments with a view to fixing at a later stage.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Knowledge of the basics of ceramology and ceramography from the 1st Bac, CROA.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Year: 2nd Baccalaureat.
Course length: 8 hours.
Location: ESA
Recommended or required readings :
Files categorised according to the areas of thought: correct classification system for ceramic/glass training

These files will follow the practical and theoretical elements taught during the course.

The files include a bibliography.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Lecturer: Viviane Bechoux