Pella Urban Dynamics Project

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Location: Pella 580 05, Greece

Season: July 3, 2022 to July 30, 2022

Session Dates: 3rd to 30th July

Application Deadline: April 15, 2022

Deadline Type: Rolling

Program Type:

RPA Certified:

Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella; The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Project Director:
Dr. E.B. Tsigarida

Project Description:

Volunteers are invited to apply to join the field team for the first year of a new project being undertaken by the Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella in collaboration with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, at ancient Pella (Greek Macedonia). The goals of the project are: first, to contextualize the results of previous investigations by gaining a fuller overview of the Hellenistic city as a whole; and second, to investigate the Classical period settlement which lies beneath it. The project will be undertaking both field survey and excavation, and volunteers will have an opportunity to gain experience in field methods and protocols, archaeological documentation and finds identification.

Period(s) of Occupation: Primarily Classical and Hellenistic Greece

Please submit a brief letter of application stating why you are interested in working on the project and how it would fit into your broader educational and/or career goals. Please also send a brief curriculum vitae listing relevant experience you may have (such as course work in classical archaeology, archaeology, anthropology, art history, architectural history or a related discipline; previous archaeological or museum volunteering; experience of working on archaeological materials in a laboratory setting; skills such as data management, work with geographic information systems, etc.). Please also include the names of two referees (such as a lecturer or professor) who can be asked to vouch for your suitability to work as part of the project team.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No field experience is necessary but some evidence of an interest in study of ancient material culture is preferred.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Participants will be accommodated in a shared room with shared bathroom. Accommodation 15 Euros per night Lunch and dinner 15 Euros per day Participants will purchase their own breakfasts

Academic Credit:
n/a - this is a volunteer position

Contact Information:

Lisa Nevett

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor




Phone: (734) 764-8581

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