Location: Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy
The Villa del Vergigno Archaeological Project is a field school and volunteer opportunity to excavate a first century B.C.E. - fifth century C.E. Roman villa near the town of Montelupo Fiorentino, approximately 15 miles west of Florence, Italy. Participants will receive hands-on training in excavation techniques, survey methods, site mapping using Geographic Information Systems, and learn to process and conserve artifacts discovered during excavation.
Period(s) of Occupation: Etruscan and Roman Periods
Room and Board Arrangements
Accomodations are in a recently-remodeled, large historic villa in the center of Montelupo, a few minutes' walk from cafes, grocery stores, shopping, and train service directly to Florence.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are provided Sunday - Friday (light breakfast and lunch only on Saturday). Wi-fi, kitchen, and a washing machine are free on the premesis.