ARCHKRA005 Basics of archeological furniture typology

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Jiří Juchelka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jiří Juchelka, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Jiří Juchelka, Ph.D.
Institute of Archaeology – Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Wed 16:25–18:00 H1
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
ARCHKRA005/A: Wed 18:05–18:50 H1, J. Juchelka
A prerequisite for successful completion of the course is attendance of min. 85%, writing a paper and passing the exam
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The subject deals with the characteristics of findings obtained during archaeological research. It is focused on the knowledge of real estate monuments from the point of view of their morphology and typology. During the semester, students will be introduced to the basics of describing archaeological objects, based on the material and function used. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge of individual types and subtypes of artifacts, their characteristics and, above all, their chronological classification
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to distinguish between prehistoric, medieval and modern archaeological objects, and possibly classify them culturally.
  • 1. Introduction to typology and terminology 2. Typology of Paleolithic furniture 3. Typology of Neolithic furniture 4. Typology of Eneolithic furniture 5. Typology of Bronze Age furniture 1 6. Typology of Bronze Age furniture 2 7. Typology of Iron Age furniture 1 8. Typology of Iron Age furniture 2 9. Typology of furniture of the Roman period 10. Typology of furniture of the Middle Ages 1 11. Typology of furniture of the Middle Ages 2 12. Typology of modern furniture 1 13. Typology of modern furniture 2
    required literature
  • Sklenář, K. et al.: Archeologický slovník 1-3. Praha, 1998.
    recommended literature
  • Vencl, S. (ed.): Archeologie pravěkých Čech 2. Paleolit a mezolit. Praha, 2007.
  • Kuna, M. (ed.): Archeologie pravěkých Čech 1. Pravěký svět a jeho poznání. Praha, 2007.
  • Pavlů, I. (ed.) - Zápotocká, M.: Archeologie pravěkých Čech 3. Neolit. Praha, 2007.
  • Neustupný, E. (ed.): Archeologie pravěkých Čech 4. Eneolit. Praha, 2008.
Teaching methods
theoretical preparation, laboratory exercises
Assessment methods
Attendance at least 85%, written exam, paper.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2022.
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