Fieldwork

Kapoeta Area Archaeological Survey

Location: Kapoeta, SS

Season: January 5, 2018 to January 14, 2018

Application Deadline: January 4, 2018

Website: http://www.bahr-el-jebel-safaris.com/7---10-day-archaeology-field-school.html

Program Type:
Field school

RPA Certified:
no

Affiliation:
University of Juba, South Sudan

Project Director:
Youssef Onyalla

Project Description:

An archaeologica survey of the cross roads at Kapoeta in anticipation of road and town expansion. The project will stay at the mango camp rondavals in Kapoeta, where all meals will be taken. After the survey the team will proceed into Boma National Park to a tented camp. To Pibor. To Bor and then back to Juba.

Period(s) of Occupation: Cattle Cultures came into the area about 3000 BC, followed by a Nilolithic expansion about 1300 BC with humpless cattle and iron manufacture. Many of the people in the area still live as they did 100 years ago, which may confuse the archaeological record somewhat.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 10 days

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: none

Room and Board Arrangements:
At Kapoeta the expedition will stay at mango camp in rondavals and use a restaurant on site. In Boma Park, and Pibor a tented camp will be set up with full field kitchen.In Bor the expedition will stay at a hotel. Price includes park fees, meals, all camps, camera permit, ministry of tourism fee, transport, forest rangers, etc Cost: $3240 usd

Academic Credit:
2 credits offered by University of Juba. Tuition is $400.

Contact Information:


Bahr El Jebel Safaris

Oasis Camp Hotel compound

Juba

South Sudan

southsudansafaris@yahoo.com

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