Fieldwork Opportunity: Apolline Project in Naples

Call for participants – Spring break classes and Summer Fieldwork

Call for participants – Spring break classes, Summer boot camp in physical anthropology, and an excavation of a Roman villa with baths on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius.

The Apolline Project is an open research network which sheds light on the hitherto neglected past of the area to the north of Mt. Vesuvius in the bay of Naples. The project has been active since 2004 with several components. Our current work focuses on two sites; a Medieval church and a Roman villa – complete with baths – buried by volcanoclastic debris from Mt Vesuvius.

The Apolline Project is now welcoming applications for the 2013 lab and field activities. These are organized into three projects and participants are invited to participate on one, two or all three if they wish. Lab work will take place during Spring break while summer fieldwork will be carried out at the Roman villa and baths in Pollena Trocchia. Finally, there will be a summer boot camp in Human Osteology at the Medieval church in Pernosano.

For further information, please visit our website at

Thank you for your time,
Shannon Davis
Secretary for the Apolline Project