Fieldwork Opportunity: Smolianovtsy Excavation Project 2016

The South East European Archaeological Summer School is pleased to announce the next season of Smolianovtsy
excavation project 2016 – THE CONQUERORS. FOLLOWING THE ROMAN LEGIONS.

The project offers two-week educational program in Roman field archaeology. In course of this program the students
will take part in ongoing excavations in Roman fortress situated near the modern town of Montana (North-Western
Bulgaria). The program offers combination of ten days hands-on fieldwork and seminars devoted to small finds
processing and archaeological illustrations. The program incorporates also research trips which will introduce the
participants with the comprehensive historical and cultural valuables of Rome and Roman civilization.

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL FACTS IN A GLANCE
Main location: Montana region, North-Westhern Bulgaria
Site: Village of Smolyanovtsi, locality “Gradiste”
Period: Roman period (1st – 3rd c. AD), Byzantine period (4th – 6th c. AD)
Courses included: Introduction to the archaeological field methods and techniques
Academic hours: 40 hours practicum; 20 hours seminars
Project director: Maria Petrova (South East European Archaeological Summer School)
Collaborating Institutions: South East European Archaeological Summer School, International Foundation
Smolianovtsy
Field school Regular sessions: 2 July – 15 July, 2016; 16 July – 29 July, 2016
Application deadline: Until the places are filled but not later than 1 June, 2016
Minimum length of stay: One session (14 days)
Minimum age: 18 (16, if the participant is accompanied by an adult family member)
Number of places available: Maximum 8
Experience required: None
Educational trips: Chalcolithic settlement and Roman fortress in Mezdra, Vratsa museum of history, “Vratsata” gorge,
Ledenika cave, Montana fortress, Belogradchik Fortress, Belogradchik rocks, Magura Cave

ADMISSION FEE.
Early booking till December 31, 2015: € 1027 (app. $ 1125)
Regular Admission Fee (after January, 2016): € 1284 (app. $ 1407)
For additional information about the discounts offered please check our Discounts page
http://seeass.archbg.net/discounts.html#montanadiscount

Field school web-site: http://seeass.archbg.net/4_montana.html
Contact e-mail: seeass@archbg.net