Information Package / Course Catalogue
Study of Bones From Archaeological Sites
Course Code: VAN538
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Age determination, sexing and differentiation of animal bones from archaeological sites

Course Content

Age determination, sexing and differentiation of animal bones from archaeological sites

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. have knowledge about archeological bone history
2.to have knowledge about farm animals and carnivor excavation bones
3. examination of processed bones
4. interpretation of excavation bones
5. interpretation of bones originating from certain regions in farm animals and carnivores
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. ÖCAL, M.K., ERDEN, H., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (General-Skin-Forelimb)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 5 (1998) 2. ÖCAL, M.K., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (Trunk)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 11 (1999) 3. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy I” Medisan Press (1996) 4. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy II” Medisan Press (1996) 5. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy III” Medisan Press (2005) 6. DURSUN, N “Anatomy of the Domestic Birds” Medisan Press (2002) 7. BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomy I (Locomotion System)” Ezgi Press (2004) 8. BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomi II (Organs)” Ezgi Press (2005) 9. DYCE, KM., SACK, WO., WENSING, CJG “ Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy” W.B. Saunders Company (1987) 10. NICKEL, R., SHUMMER, A., SEIFERLE, E “The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals Volume I –IV)” Verlag Paul Parey (1986) 11. BUDRAS, KD., WUNSCHE, A “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Cattle)” Medipres (2009) 12. BUDRAS, KD., FRICKE, W., RICHTER, R “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Dog)” Medipres (2009) 13. BUDRAS, KD., RÖCK, S “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Horse)”,Translation, Medipres (2009) 14. POPESKO P, “Topographic Anatomy Atlas of the Domestic Animals” Translation, Nobel Tıp Press (2010)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Provide information about resources and course related to the functioning of Zooarkeloji
Week 1 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 2 - Theoretical
Examination of the bones of the excavation
Week 2 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 3 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the bones of the carnivor’s and livestock’s skull
Week 3 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 4 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the bones of the carnivor’s and livestock’s skull
Week 4 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 5 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the vertebrae of the carnivor and livestock
Week 5 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 6 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the vertebrae of the carnivor and livestock
Week 6 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 7 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the chest bones of the carnivor and livestock
Week 7 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm exam
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the forelimb bones of the carnivor and livestock
Week 9 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 10 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the forelimb bones of the carnivor and livestock
Week 10 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 11 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the pelviclimb bones of the carnivor and livestock
Week 11 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 12 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the pelviclimb bones of the carnivor and livestock
Week 12 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 13 - Theoretical
General anatomical features of the finger bones of the carnivor and livestock
Week 13 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 14 - Theoretical
Interpretation of processed bone materials
Week 14 - Practice
archaeological examine the bones
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion of homework
Week 15 - Practice
Discussion of homework
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory101414
Lecture - Practice201428
Midterm Examination1404
Final Examination1404
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
4
5
4
OÇ-2
3
4
5
4
OÇ-3
5
4
5
4
OÇ-4
5
4
5
4
OÇ-5
4
5
4
5
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