Mallorca’s Bronze Age Settlement: Closos Ca’n Gaia

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Location: Felanitx, IB, ES

Season: July 23, 2018 to August 12, 2018

Application Deadline: May 20, 2018

Deadline Type: Exact date


Program Type:

RPA Certified:

University of Balearic Islands (Spain)

Project Director:
Bartomeu Salvà, Joan Fornés, David Javaloyas, and Llorenç Oliver

Project Description:

The Project Closos is focused in the excavation and the study of the archaeological site of Closos de can Gaia, a Bronze Age (c. 1600-800 B.C.) settlement in Mallorca. The site is located on the southeast coast of Mallorca, near Portocolom, the best natural harbour of this side of Mallorca. Closos is a huge settlement with more than 10 navetiformes, the typical house of that moment. Just now we are working at the insides of Naveta II. This will be the 23rd summer campaign.

Period(s) of Occupation: Bronze Age

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: All the campaign

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None

Room and Board Arrangements:
Accommodation and maintenance are FREE. You only have to pay the travel to Mallorca. Volunteers will be lodged at Porto Colom's school, about 2 kilometres from the site. We will lunch and dinner in hotel Cala Marsal Cost: FREE

Academic Credit:
Contact us for further information credits offered by University of Balearic Islands. Tuition is FREE.

Contact Information:

Javier Rivas & Miquel Àngel Salvà

Ctra. Valldemossa 7,5 km

Palma de Mallorca

Balearic Islands



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