This class will focus on the technical aspects of archaeological/historical mold making. The students will learn how to prepare artifacts for mold making, how to produce the mold itself and finally how to finish the cast to match the original artifact. Most of the material we will be using will come from Fort Benning and will date to WW2 or earlier. The objects we will be casting will range in size from small artifacts such as Soviet stick grenades to possibly a German PzKw V G “Panther” medium battle tank. This class will be a prerequisite for UNG students who wish to work with the proposed Fort Benning intern program.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: Prerequisite: ANTH 1102, ANTH 2020, or ANTH 2030