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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Europe - Italy - Roman Villa with Baths Excavations - 2013

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
Start Date 2013-09-02
End Date 2013-09-27

Multiple Sessions Yes
Multiple Session information

September 2-13
September 16-27

Archaeology Field School Location

via Regina Margherita 46
Sant'Anastasia, NA 80048

Archaeology Field School Tuition

300EUR (roughly 260GBP or 400USD) for 2 weeks and 500EUR for 4 weeks

Archaeology Field School Room and Board

Hostel style accomodation in a late 19th century palazzo. Amenities provided include internet, a kitchen and washing facilities

Archaeology Field School Description

For those seeking experience in archaeological fieldwork, the Apolline Project in the Campania region of Italy is now welcoming applications from students of all levels to participate in a major Roman dig. The site of Pollena Trocchia centres on a post-AD 79 bathhouse which seems likely to be part of a larger villa complex. The nearby sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum have made the powers of preservation of volcanic eruptions famous and Pollena Trocchia is another demonstration of this. The various eruptions down the centuries have helped archaeologists piece together a clear chronology; periods of habitation are interrupted by volcanic deposits that are often metres in depth. A diverse range of finds have been excavated and those participants with a special interest in human remains, ceramics, architecture, building materials and paleobotany will likely be well catered for.

The excavation runs from September 2-27 and participants must stay for a minimum of two weeks but there is no maximum; you are free to stay for the entire duration of the excavation if you so choose. The fees are 300EUR (roughly 260GBP or 400USD) for 2 weeks and 500EUR for 4 weeks. This includes all tuition and accommodation irrespective of your length of stay. The deadline for applications is August 15th and those who apply will find out if they have been successful within two days of their application. Further details can be found on our website at and the application form at

Shannon Davis,
The Apolline Project

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