The training provided in this course and the experience you can acquire can be of importance in your future if you are thinking about archaeology, conservation or curation in a professional level.
You can learn from the beginning conservation techniques and methodology. During this course you will have the chance to practice with archaeological remains dating from the Classical period, including Roman pottery, amphorae, glass, human bones, faunal remains, coins, metals, ivory, etc. You will learn how to treat them properly at the laboratory.
The comprehensive experience that you will gain in this course will help you to decide if you want to pursue archaeology, conservation, or curation as a profession.
Previous knowledge or experience in archaeology or computer systems is not required.
Field School life & language
The fieldwork focuses on the conservation of Classical archaeological remains and artifacts dating from the Roman period.
It runs 7 hours a day and is divided between fieldwork conservation, lab work with archaeological remains, exercises and lectures.
For every seven course days, there are two days off. The course is taught in English and Spanish.
At the end of the Field Program, students will receive a certificate of participation stating the hours and activities of the course. Participants that perform exceedingly well in the course may receive a letter of recommendation from our organization upon request.