Science Visit – Chair of Archaeology

Photo credit: Linda Vilumets
Photo credit: Linda Vilumets

On 14/11/13 a study visit to University of Tartu’s Chair of Archeology took place. Archaeologist Marge Konsa gave a presentation about the past and present of Estonian Archaeology. Doctoral student Ragnar Saage introduced the lab, storerooms and 3D modelling, highlighting the importance of visual reconstructions in archeology. Moreover, zooarhaeologilist Eve Rannamäe showed the zooarchaeological findings and anthropologist Anu Kivirüüt explained what kind of information can be acquired from ancient human remains. Additionally, the students got to see how archaeological findings are prepared for storaging and tried it out themselves.

This event was supported by Estonian Research Council through European Union Regional Development Fund.

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