2014 Field excavation on the prehistory of the Erei (central Sicily): the 4th season of archaeological investigations at Case Bastione (Villarosa) - April-May 2014


Location: Villarosa, Italy

Season: 
Monday, March 31, 2014 to Sunday, May 11, 2014

Session dates: 
Session I: March 31-April 13, 2014 Session II: April 14 to April 27, 2014; Session III: April 28 - May 11, 2014

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 14, 2014

Flyer: case_bastione_eng.pdf

Program Type

Field school
Volunteer

Affiliation:

Arkeos s.c.

Project Director:

E. Giannitrapani and F. Iannì

Project Description

The archaeological company Arkeos, in collaboration with the Superintendency for Cultural Heritage and Environment of Enna, Sicily, and with the municipal councils of Villarosa, is organizing 2014 Field excavation on the prehistory of the Erei (central Sicily): the 4th season of archaeological investigations at Case Bastione (Villarosa) - April-May 2014. It will offer the chance for students and other enthusiasts to participate in archaeological investigations into one of the most important prehistoric settlements recently discovered in central Sicily. It is expected that there will be a range of Italian and international students and others taking part.

Led by a team of experts with much experience in Sicily and beyond, participants will have the opportunity to learn and to practise the most recent techniques of stratigraphic excavation and survey. The Summer School will also include participating in the laboratory activities of cataloguing, recording and digitizing of the prehistoric archaeological materials and all the relevant data collected during the excavations. D

 

Period(s) of Occupation: Late Copper Age - Early Bronze Age

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: one session

Minimum age: 
18

Room and Board Arrangements

The fee includes: participation in all scheduled activities, educational materials, meals (breakfast, packed lunch, dinner), accommodation local transport and accident and medical insurance. It does not include: travel costs, personal equipment, optional activities. 
 

Cost: 
400 €

Academic Credit

Number of credits offered: none

Location

Contact Information
Arkeos s.c.
Via San Pietro 224
Enna
Italy
94100
Recommended Bibliography: 

http://www.academia.edu/2142912/La_tarda_eta_del_Rame_nella_Sicilia_cent...

http://www.academia.edu/2142897/Nuovi_dati_sulla_presenza_del_Bicchiere_...

http://www.academia.edu/2166078/Dalla_capanna_alla_casa._Larchitettura_d...

Giannitrapani E.  2009, “Nuove considerazioni sulla diffusione del bicchiere campaniforme in Sicilia” in RScPreist, LIX, 2009, pp. 219-242.

Giannitrapani E. cds, “Modi di produzione, complessità sociale e la produzione metallurgica nella Sicilia del III mill. cal. a.C.”, in M. Cultraro (a cura di), L’Eneolitico in Sicilia: stato degli studi e prospettive di ricerca.

Giannitrapani E., Iannì F. 2011a,, “La tarda età del Rame nella Sicilia centrale” in L'età del Rame in Italia, Atti della XLIII Riunione Scientifica dell'Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria (Bologna 26-29 novembre 2008), Firenze 2011, pp. 271-278.

Giannitrapani E., Iannì F., 2011b, “Nuovi dati sulla presenza del Bicchiere Campaniforme nella Sicilia centrale” in L'età del Rame in Italia, Atti della XLIII Riunione Scientifica dell'Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria (Bologna 26-29 novembre 2008), Firenze 2011, pp. 477-482.

Giannitrapani E., Iannì F. cds, “Case Bastione (Villarosa, EN) e il castellucciano della Sicilia centrale” in M. Cultraro, A. Zanini (a cura di), Protostorie siciliane. La Sicilia nell’età del Bronzo e la sua prospettiva mediterranea: elementi per un nuovo dibattito, Atti del congresso (Agrigento 24 maggio 2010).

Iannì cds,  “L’Eneolitico nelle Sicilia centro-meridionale: nuovi dati dalla valle dell’Imera.”, in M. Cultraro (a cura di), L’Eneolitico in Sicilia: stato degli studi e prospettive di ricerca.