2022 Archaeology Programme – Cusco, Peru

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Location: Cusco, Peru

Season: June 6, 2022 to August 12, 2022

Session Dates: 6 - 17 June 2022 20 June - 1 July 2022 4 - 15 July 2022 1 - 12 August 2022

Deadline Type: Contact for Details


Program Type:

RPA Certified:

Centro Cultural Aq'amama - Cusco

Project Director:
Archaeologist - Delsi Espinoza Masias and Anthropologist - Jaime Bayona Pozo

Project Description:

This 2-week placement in Cusco, Peru includes excavation, artefact registry, & archaeological site visits.

Become an integral part of the archaeology team at the ‘Machu Qolqa’ excavation site which is located close to ‘The Sacred Valley of the Incas’. You will be involved in all aspects of the excavation works being undertaken.

Our Artefact Registry Programme is run in coordination with the Peruvian Ministry of Culture. Assist our licensed professionals catalogue pre-Columbian, ceramic vessels as part of Peru’s National Artefact Registration programme.

Visit some of the lesser known sites in Cusco’s southern valley and Saqsayhuaman park with our archaeologists.

We have native English & Spanish speaking staff with more than 15 years experience in the field of archaeology in the Cusco region.

Period(s) of Occupation: Excavation - Inca (c.1400 CE - 1532 CE) Artefact Registry - Moche, Chancay, Chimú, & Inca (c.200 CE - 1532 CE) Site visits - Wari & Inca (c.700 CE - 1532 CE)

Excavation site - Machu Qolqa. Artefact Registry - Private collection. In coordination with the Peruvian Ministry of Culture. Site Visits - Cusco's southern valley & Saqsayhuaman Park. Staff: 2 licensed archaeologists & 1 licensed anthropologist. Max. 10 persons per group.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 weeks

Minimum Age: 21. Younger participants may be accepted on an individual basis.

Experience Required: No experience required.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Shared hostel accommodation is at the Centro Cultural Aq'amama. All rooms have en-suite toilet with hot shower, cable tv, and wifi. Breakfast is included and served at the Centro Cultural Aq'amama. Restaurant lunch is provided Monday to Friday.

Contact Information:

Daniel O'Shea

Centro Cultural Aq'amama S.R.L., Óvalo de Pachacutec, Wanchaq





Phone: 974795366

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