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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Europe - Spain - Mazarrón Phoenician Coast Project - 2015

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
2015-07-15
Start Date 2015-09-13
End Date 2015-09-27



Archaeology Field School Location

Mazarrón - Murcia - Spain


Academic Credit

5 ECTS - 125 hours


Archaeology Field School Tuition

1000 €


Archaeology Field School Room and Board

Rates include:

• Room and Board
• Seminars and workshops
• Excursions and activities
• Health insurance
• Administrative costs

Part of its quota will be allocated to research

Rates do not include airfare or arrival.


Archaeology Field School Travel
no

Archaeology Field School Description


In this sense the study of coastal populations and the study of underwater surveys Letters and raised in this project aim to delve into the history of the area and its Phoenician contact, trying to go beyond the data already known and expanding the field of study of the Phoenicians in the area of Mazarrón.

The project study area is all the coastal area between the log Cala Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón: zonaEsta area is an area rich in underwater and terrestrial deposits among them The Crane, Isla de Lobos Cueva, El Castellar, The Gavilanes, Punta Nares Beach Island or the Island of Paco.

Course
Students and person interesting in archaeology who join us in the course of archeology underwater in Mazarrón area, located in Murcia (Spain), able to study first hand the model fenician comerce in protohistoric and iberic period.

From the CEPOAT strongly believe in the proper education of our students, hence through our training offer introductory courses also perform underwater archeology, workspace little addressed in the curriculum and so important in a country like ours and equally important for the study of Mediterranean antiquity.

This course aims to train students of History and Archaeology in the field of underwater archeology, since for this training one of the ways is, besides having the degree in History or Archaeology, have the titles of scientific diving, for what our bet part of a combination and double formation, in the first instance by obtaining title PADI OWD or AOWD or FEDAS B1E or FEDAS B2E and in a second phase of the course through training in underwater archeology.

This dual training allows adequate and initial training for students in history and archeology, while for those who are not preparing these studies degree initiates them and reports the importance of underwater archeology within the archaeological heritage.

Obviously the other way training is Title Professional Diver taught in some regions, but also need to be underwater archaeologist of the degree of History and Archaeology.

Introduction to the project:
Mazarrón Township is one of the locations worldwide reference on underwater archeology in relation to the Phoenician world known by all.
The discovery of the Phoenician ship in 1988 and its excavation in successive years has deeply influenced the municipality. Its importance in antiquity comes out today in studies on underwater archeology and future and make us ask the course in Mazarrón as focus and working point important for contact with the Phoenician world.
objectives:
The work is developed from the CEPOAT training and in this case as in others training in underwater archeology World Phoenician is essential, first in terms of the relationship of our center with the Old World in general but especially with the relationship of our Center with the Region of Murcia, because in it we have the opportunity to train great specialists in these topics of great interest to the scientific community.

methodology:
Because this course is aimed at those who do not have any training in diving. This initially start with a dive training course during the first week in which students can obtain B1E or B2E titration Spanish Federation of Underwater Activities.
Once earned this title will be held during the second realization of the second part of the course on methodology in underwater archeology carried his practical level through the activities scheduled prior study, exploration and drawing of specific areas of the coast of Mazarrón.
This will consist of two morning dives and theory through lectures / conferences and preparation of materials in the evenings.
The training will consist of two basic aspects:

1. Training in Diving (1st week).

Getting Diving Title B1E or B2E FEDAS or PADI Open or Advanced Open Water Diver as previous qualifications, ie without qualification the B1E is obtained and if you already have degree or equivalent prior B1E the B2E is obtained. (See equivalents)

Practical issues (B1E or Open Water Diver):

As the team put
Entry into the water.
lowering
Fund balance in
breathing
Care companion
Maintenance of equipment

Theoretical issues (B1E or OWD):

Legislation
Contact with water
Pressure changes
Breathing Diving
Breathing underwater
Plan dives

Theoretical issues (B2E or AOWD):

Passing the safety curve
Dives underwater computer
Choosing the right dive site
Diving Team
Basic Life Support

2. Underwater Archaeology (2nd week).

Practical issues:

Study of documentation: historical and cartographic.
Acquiring knowledge of surveying and prospecting techniques.
Underwater archaeological drawing.
Photography Techniques and photogrammetry.
Inventory and cataloging of materials.
Conserving materials.

Theoretical issues:

-The Underwater Archaeology in Spain. Background and current situation.
-Legislation Of Underwater Cultural Heritage: UNESCO Convention of 2001.
-PRODUCT TYPE underwater archaeological sites.
-Terminología Basic naval architecture and its evolution over time.
Social -Concienciación and enhancement of PCS.

Duration and schedule:

Calendar:

Morning

afternoon

Monday

Course B1E or B2E FEDAS or PADI Oper or Advanced

Phoenician Archaeology
Computing applied to archeology

Tuesday

Course B1E or B2E FEDAS or PADI Oper or Advanced (agua)

Phoenician Archaeology
Computing applied to archeology

Wednesday

Course B1E or B2E FEDAS or PADI Oper or Advanced (agua)

Phoenician Archaeology
Computing applied to archeology

Thursday

Course B1E or B2E FEDAS or PADI Oper or Advanced (agua)

Phoenician Archaeology
Computing applied to archeology

Friday

Course B1E or B2E FEDAS or PADI Oper or Advanced(agua)

Phoenician Archaeology

Saturday

Trip

Trip

Sunday

Free

Free

Monday

Underwater Archaeology: exploration (water)

Theory, methodology and materials preparation

Tuesday

Underwater Archaeology: exploration (water)

Theory, methodology and materials preparation

Wednesday

Underwater Archaeology: Mount grids (water)

Theory, methodology and materials preparation

Thursday

Underwater Archaeology: Drawing and photo (water)

Theory, methodology and materials preparation

Friday

Underwater Archaeology: Drawing and photo (water)

Theory, methodology and materials preparation

Saturday

Trip

Trip

Sunday

Free

Free

requirements specifics:

Students and graduates in History, Art History, Archaeology, Humanities and related sciences as well as anyone interested in underwater archeology.
Submit a copy of medical reconomiento into force for underwater sports activities.
– You must have completed at least one baptism dive. (those who have not done can do it on your own at any accredited for this club or the club that works with the CEPOAT in the preparation of this course, the club CALYPSO: Contact Jesus – 601 19 57 34 – Baptism Price: 40 € in total 3-hour session in the morning or afternoon). If eligible for certification B2E, have B1E or equivalent.
baptism
Explanations for a Baptism diving.

Additional Information:
The course includes all diving equipment for each student.
The accommodation and food.
Application and registration:
Pre-registration and registration must be made through CASIOPEA University of Murcia and corresponding time period.

Daily field activities:
The course is divided into different activities throughout the day.
The first day will be given an explanation of the site, structures and phases, and the intervention project for students to be aware at all times of what to do and previously raised an excavation.
The working system also explained to perform both in morning and afternoon for students to go through each and every phase of archaeological prospection and study to acquire the basic knowledge and methodology necessary to undertake archaeological intervention.

The course is developed within the concept of international course so the vehicular language will be English and Spanish have at all times of archaeologists and bilingual coordinators will explanations in English and Spanish at all times, so that he may be able to them serve to learn and improve your Spanish to be a mixed course.

Archaeology Field School Additional Information

Archaeology Field School Type

subacuatic archaeology






Number of years this Archaeology Field School has been in operation
1
Is there a professional certification for this field school

certificied by University of Murcia


Directors and Instructors

Director: Gonzalo Matilla
Archaeological instructor: Juan Pinedo, José Lajara, José Javier Martínez, Celso Sánchez








Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

Field School Website: http://www.um.es/cepoat/fieldschools/?page_id=151

Field School Contact Information



jose javier martinez
CEPOAT
C/ actor isidoro maiquez, 9
Murcia
tlf:0034868883890



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