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Europe - Portugal Experimental Archaeological Field School - 2016 NEW PRICE

Europe - Portugal Experimental Archaeological Field School - 2016 NEW PRICE

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
Start Date 2016-07-13
End Date 2016-07-19

Archaeology Field School Location
Small Village called Fail.
The nearest City its up to 15 minuts by car, called Viseu, in the Center of Portugal.

Archaeology Field School Travel
Travel Costs are not included.
Additional Information on Tution/Room and Board/Travel Costs
550 Price includes 3 meals per day (plus afternoon snack), pick-up and drop-off from transportation nearby, all the fieldwork activities, accommodation, lectures and visits.

Archaeology Field School Description

“Into the Wild Camp” Archaeological Experimentation Field School intends to be as scientific accurate as possible, showing and teaching archaeological experimentation techniques and primitive bushcraft. You will be able to see and learn how to: Build a prehistoric shelter; Flint knapping; Fire techniques; Produce prehistoric ceramic; Painting and engravings; Prehistoric cooking; Cultural visits to archaeological sites regarding rock art; The fieldschool is organized by Prehistoric Skills Events, and will be in the Center of Portugal in a small village called Fail, 8kms from the nearest city, Viseu.

Archaeology Field School Additional Information

Archaeology Field School Type
Experimental Archaeology

Field School Setting/Conditions
The Field School will be easy to get by car ( 10 min ) or walking, but all the transportation will be guaranteed.
There are 2 coffee places and a small grocery store.

How is the project area accessed each day
The access to the site will be done by car or walking, everything is near.
What is the daily schedule for the field school
It will start on wednesday 13th July and it will finish with visits to important rock art sites on friday 19th July, there will be no fixed schedule.

Is there a professional certification for this field school
Directors and Instructors
Pedro Cura - Experimental Archaeologist
Sara Garcês - Archaeologist - Rock Art
Joana Carrondo - Archaeologist - Lithics
Nadine Oliveira - Tourism

Specialized skills you will have the opportunity to learn
Fire Techniques, Ceramics, Shelter construction, Prehistoric cooking, Bow and arrow, Knapping, Painting and Engravings techniques.
On rain days will there be lab work?
Will there be additional organized activities?
Rock Art Visits.
Will there be additional organized activities?
Is travel restriced during free time?
Free Time Travel is not restricted.

Other resources students will find useful

Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

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Field School Contact Information

Nadine Souto de Oliveira

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