General definition of the meaning of archaeometry and on the main features of geological materials (minerals and rocks) always utilized from man for artefacts production
The tools of archaeometry: introduction to the investigation techniques utilized in archaeometric research: characteristics, potentials and problems
Archaeological find dating: generalities, main techniques such as Thermoluminescence, Radio-carbon dating, Dendrochronology
Materials and methods of archaeometric research: the illustration is divided on typology of studied material (ceramic, pigments, metals, glass, building materials). Case studies, performed by the teacher and his co-worker, will be also illustrated.
Main problems to be solved by an archaeometric approach (archaeological questions)
Integration, interpretation and enhancement of results