2017-2018 / HULG0178-1

Workshop of conservation-restoration ceramics


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in history of art and archaeology : archeometrics (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


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


Lecturer: Viviane Bechoux