Location: Sozopol and Karabunar, Bulgaria
The pack is combination of two Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) projects focused on Ancient Greek Archaeology, History and Culture. It provides to either students or people interested in Archaeology and Ancient Greek World comprehensive experience (from four to eight weeks, covering the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic periods) at two different sites: an emporion and a sanctuary, located in Bulgaria. What is more choosing to participate in the pack’s proposals the BHFS participants will benefit from the considerably reduced admission fees and faster registration.
The ANCIENT GREEK PACK combines the following Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) projects:
Apollonia Pontica Excavation Project (AP.EXC 18) on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast;
Please visit the project web pages above for all the details concerning each site, excavation and field school project as well as each field school's program, recommended readings, travel & accommodation information and other practicalities!
Period(s) of Occupation: Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic (7th c - 3rd BCE)
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 sessions (four weeks)
Room and Board Arrangements
Accommodation and 3 meals per day are fully covered by the admission fee at ANCIENT GREEKS IN THE LAND OF DIONYSOS - EXCAVATION OF EMPORION PISTIROS. Bed & Breakfast is covered at APOLLONIA PONTICA EXCAVATION PROJECT. Please, visit each field school project pages for all the details about accommodation, meals, free time and other practicalities.
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