Archaeology of Lower Valley Bussento Project

This listing expired on June 23, 2013. Please contact info@etrurianova.org for any updated information.

Brochure.
A roman building during the excavation.The Medieval towers of the city.
The roman road in Policastro.Panoramic view of the city.

Location: Policastro Bussentino, Italy

Season Dates: April 28, 2013 - June 23, 2013
Application Deadline:

Website: http://www.etrurianova.org

Discount for AIA members: 5%

Program Type
Field school
Volunteer

Affiliation: Superintendent of Cultural Heritage in Campania, Etruria Nova Onlus

Project Director: Elena Santoro

Project Description

The Association Etruria Nova, under the technical direction of the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage in Campania, and in collaboration with the Council of Santa Marina, presents the Third International Archaeological Research Season at Policastro Busentino, open to archaeology students, archaeologists and anyone interested in gaining experience in archaeological fieldwork.

THE SEASON WILL INCLUDE THE CONTINUATION OF THE EXCAVATION IN A URBAN SETTLEMENT OF THE ROMAN – POST MEDIEVAL AGE DISCOVERED IN THE MODERN TOWN.

Participation fees*:
1 week            - 180 Euro  
2 weeks           - 350 Euro
3 weeks           - 530 Euro

Etruria Nova card (annual membership is obligatory):

25 Euro (ordinary membership)

*The price includes accommodation, food, transfer by car/minibus between the accommodation and Policastro railway station at fixed hours, transport to the excavation sites and on excursions. More information are included in the “General Guide” downloadable from the Association’s website.

Period(s) of Occupation: Roman - Post Medieval Age

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 week

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: none

Room and Board Arrangements

•Accommodation in apartments with 4 or 5 beds, kitchen and bathroom with shower. Single occupancy may be possible, on payment of a surcharge, dependent on availability.
•Provision for breakfasts, packed lunches and dinners are made in their apartments by participants, comprising fresh and tinned foods, provided by the organization.
•Transfer by car/minibus between the accommodation and Policastro railway station at fixed hours; transport to the excavation sites and on excursions.
•Insurance cover for the duration of the campaign, included in subscription to the Etruria Nova Association.
•Certificate on successful completion.
NOT included:
• Tickets for entrance to museums and archaeological sites on excursions.
• Any further services not specifically included above.

Cost: €180 per week

Academic Credit
Name of institution offering credit: Etruria Nova Onlus
Number of credits offered: 5

Contact Information
Associazione Etruria Nova Onlus
Vicolo S. Agostino, 12
Montalcino, Italia 53024
Tuscany
info@etrurianova.org
Phone: 0039 3493613406

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