Location: Campobello di Licata, AG, IT
Season: September 21, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Session Dates: Weekend sessions from Friday to Sunday from September 2018 (€60) Weekly sessions from Friday to Wednesday from September 2018 (€100)
Deadline Type: Rolling
Help preserve the local history and cultural heritage in Campobello di Licata in Sicily, Italy. You will work with our archaeologists to survey, map, and date ceramic and lytic findings among 184 prehistoric, archaic, classical, Hellenistic, Roman imperial, Byzantine and Arab archaeological sites as well as develop recovery interventions at the bronze and Byzantine necropolis at Iachino Filippo Park.
ABOUT THE KALAT PROJECT
We have over 20 years of experience organizing archaeological initiatives for over 1000 Italian and foreign volunteers. This year is especially interesting because participants will:
Be immersed in the first territory in Sicily that has been fully mapped with 184 archaeological sites (www.kalat.org/archeologia/)
Understand the degree of conservation of the archaeological heritage of an entire municipality and have a better definition of the vocation and the dating of the sites.
Stay at KISS, our newly renovated headquarters (www.kalat.org/kiss) which is a permanent site of archaeological research and teaching. The center was vandalized but has been transformed with modern facilities, including: dormitories, a game library with over 100 board and card games, an education center for soft skills, as well as a kitchen and bar.
Period(s) of Occupation: prehistoric, archaic, classical, Hellenistic, Roman imperial, Byzantine and Arab
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 3 days
Experience Required: No experience required, we will teach you what you need to know
Room and Board Arrangements:
Volunteers will be staying in two spacious shared dormitories with clean bunk beds at the KISS Center. There are also two bathrooms separated by gender (one for each dormitory with three showers each). Meal preparation is a shared activity -- food will be provided and the staff and volunteers will take turns to prepare packed lunches and dinners. Cost: €60 for weekend sessions from Friday to Sunday €100 for weekly sessions from Friday to Wednesday
Via Tevere 10
Campobello di Licata
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