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Location: Monte Cristi, MC, DO
Season: November 1, 2020 to November 15, 2020
Session Dates: See ADMAT's web page for full information
Deadline Type: Rolling
Field School, Volunteer
Anglo-Danish Maritime Archaeological Team (ADMAT) and ADMAT-FRANCE with Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle at Paris, départememt Préhistoire, UMR-CNRS 7194.
Dr. Simon Q. Spooner BSc, MRICS, PhD, MCIfA and Project Raimund Krob.
This is a great opportunity to join one of the longest-running maritime archaeological projects in the Caribbean; as ADMAT returns to The Tile Wreck during 2020. To join the Team please contact Dr. Spooner.
ADMAT & ADMAT-FRANCE are running a Maritime Archaeological Project to continue the Survey work on The Tile Wreck 1720’s wreck in Monte Cristi, in the Dominican Republic. The work is being carried out for the Oficina Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural Subacuatico (ONPCS) the Government department. This project will instruct students survey and exploration techniques as well as documentation of artifacts. This is open for all students or volunteers over 18 years of age, with a minimum qualification of PADI Advanced Open Water / BSAC Sports Diver or equivalent. The project language is English. Two-week slots available. Full information about these projects can be found on ADMAT’s website. This is a hands-on course going through the process of artefact documentation working on the artefacts from The Tile Wreck. For further information on this and other projects, please look at ADMAT’s website.
Period(s) of Occupation: A.D. 1650-1750, Post Columbus
Dominican Republic, Maritime Archaeology, Shipwreck, Underwater Cultural Heritage, Nautical, Side Scan Sonar, Proton Magnetometer, Survey, Measure, Record, Artefact Handling.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Two weeks for diving one week for artefact handling courses
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: No previous archaeological experience is required for student or volunteer team members, but applicants must speak English and be qualified divers to the level of PADI Open Water or the equivalent.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Accommodation will be at ADMAT's Maritime Archaeological Centre in Monte Cristi. Full board included. Additional information is available on the project website. Cost: See website for full information www.admat.org.uk
NAS time will be credited for level 2 & 3 credits offered by ADMAT & Save Ontario Shipwrecks (NAS Canada) Membership of the Toronto SOS/NAS Chapter is required.. Tuition is Full training in the use of underwater survey and excavation methods will be given as well as artefact handling. .
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