Season: June 2, 2024 to June 29, 2024
Session Dates: June 2-29, 2024
Application Deadline: April 1, 2024
Deadline Type: Rolling
CYA (College Year in Athens) / DIKEMES
Gourimadi Archaeological Project (GAP) includes the systematic excavation of a Late Neolithic – Early Bronze Age site near Karystos in Southern Euboea. The project is organized by the Norwegian Institute at Athens and conducted under a permit from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Tourism with the supervision of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea. GAP is directed by Dr. Žarko Tankosić and co-directed by Drs. Fanis Mavridis and Paschalis Zafeiriadis.
Upon successful completion of both the fieldwork (8 AM – 3 PM) and class lecture (one-hour sessions on weekdays, 7 PM) sections of the course, the students will have learned how to:
In addition to these practical skills, they will also acquire academic knowledge on:
Period(s) of Occupation: This course will take place as part of the Gourimadi Archaeological Project (GAP), an international prehistoric research excavation on the southern tip of the Aegean island of Euboea (modern Evia).The site of Gourimadi, meaning “Big Rock” in the local Arvanitiki language, lies on the outskirts of the Katsaronio plain, about 6 km from the modern town of Karystos in southern Euboea. The prehistoric habitation extended over a natural hill with excellent defensive properties and a key position in the local landscape, which offered unobstructed vistas not only of its immediate surroundings but also of the neighboring regions of eastern Attica and the northern Cyclades (Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Giaros, and Kea).
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Age: 18
Room and Board Arrangements:
Students will be accommodated at Anemomylos Bungalows, in the outskirts of Karystos. Basic food supplies will be provided for students to make their own breakfast and lunch. Dinner will be offered Monday through Saturday at the hotel or at local tavernas. Please note that the dinner options will be regular or vegetarian only. No other dietary options can be accommodated.
Students receive a transcript from CYA listing the class
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