Iklaina Archaeological Project

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Location: Iklaina 240 01, Greece

Season: June 26, 2020 to July 12, 2020

Application Deadline: October 28, 2019

Deadline Type: Contact for Details


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

University of Missouri-St. Louis; Athens Archaeological Society

Project Director:
Michael B. Cosmopoulos

Project Description:

The Iklaina project investigates the origins of states and complex society in ancient Greece. The site is one of the capitals of the Mycenaean kingdom of Pylos, which figures prominently in Homer’s “Iliad” and Greek mythology.

Period(s) of Occupation: Mycenaean (Late Bronze Age, ca. 1650-1100 BC)

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No

Room and Board Arrangements:

Academic Credit:
6 credits, graduate or undergraduate, through the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology of the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Contact Information:

Michael Cosmopoulos

1 University Boulevard

St. Louis




Phone: (314) 516-6241

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