Fieldwork Opportunity: Sa Cudia Cremada Field School

Mediterranean Archaeology in Menorca (Balearic Islands, Spain) 2016 Campaign

Dig in a prehistoric sanctuary in the Mediterranean while learning proper excavation techniques and much more!
Session #1: May 30-June 17
Session #2: July 4-22
Session #3: August 1-19
Session #4: August 29- September 16

3-week course in a Protohistoric archaeological site in a unique Mediterranean island
You will learn about: Fieldwork methods, Lab work, Indigenous, Punic and Roman Archaeology
You will explore: Mediterranean Nature, Culture, History, Geology and Traditions

The main a2im of fieldwork is that of approaching the talaiotic culture to students through different tasks related to an archaeological excavation. Fieldwork will be combined with lab work, lectures, workshops as well as excursions to discover the natural environment of an island which was declared Reserve of the Biosphere by the UNESCO in 1993. During the course free days will be available to students so they can explore and enjoy the traditional horse festivals, whose origins date back to the medieval period, which take place in several towns in Menorca during summertime.

 

The Field School
For 2016 Sa Cudia Cremada Field School offers archaeological courses for students interested in gaining first- hand experience on fieldwork and laboratory tasks. We welcome university students, professionals as well as everybody who is interested in Archaeology and Mediterranean Protohistory (Iron Age). Thus, previous experience on the subject in not required. 2016 courses will take place in several sessions with a length of 3 weeks each. During the course, students will dig in the settlement’s sanctuary during the first half of the day, whereas the second part will be devoted to lectures, laboratory tasks and workshops.

Fees and Contact Information
3-week course: 1,200 Euro, including: fees, materials, pick-up service upon arrival to Menorca’s airport, accommodation, daily transportation to the site/ the accommodation, accident insurance, snack during school time (sandwich, juice, fruits), lectures with specialists on Biological Antrhopology, Zooarchaeology, Restoration, etc., workshops on Archaeological documentation and Photogrammetry, and weekly excursions (entrance to museums and archaeological sites including on the price).

-Transportation to/from Menorca and meals outside school time are not included.

For further information and signing up for the course, please contact:

Email: sacudiafieldschool@gmail.com
Skype: sacudiafieldschool
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