Laboratory Unit

Making use of T. C. A. available self-resources and collaborating with partner institutions linked by cooperation agreements, the Laboratory Unit is intended to:

a). Inventory, handle, store and study the artifacts, ecofacts and samples from fieldwork or donations made to the Institute.

b). Document  the interventions in all forms used in archaeology, especially in digital form;

c). Collaborate in the recovery and enhancement of archaeological sites, artifacts, ecofacts, or other archaeological documents and sources;

d). Draw up proposals for the classification of sites and archaeological assemblages;

e). Manage the collections in their care according to the portuguese law;

f). Develop thematic drawing and cartography;