Field School: Introduction to Archaeology, Cyprus

Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice  will be running an Introduction to Archaeology course based near Paphos, Cyprus in Spring 2012. The course will take place in the idyllic village of Lemba, located approximately 6km from the historic centre of Paphos. The village has a rich and varied history and has beautiful views west over the Mediterranean, the perfect place to enjoy a sunset!

The course will run over 5 days from Mon 26th to Fri 30th March or Mon 2nd to Fri 6th April and aims to provide an introduction to archaeology as a whole, using Cyprus as a case study.

The course will include:

◦Introductory seminars on the study of archaeology
◦Seminars and lectures on the prehistory of Cyprus, from the Neolithic up until the Roman period
◦The opportunity to study artefacts uncovered from local excavations
◦Lessons in how to draw and record archaeological sites and artefacts
◦Archaeological photography
◦Tours to prehistoric sites in the region from the Neolithic to the Broze Age, including a trip to the World Heritage site of the Tombs of the Kings, and the marvellous Paphos museum.

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