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Location: 25040 Ceto BS, Italia
Season: July 13, 2021 to July 31, 2021
Application Deadline: June 30, 2021
Deadline Type: Exact Date
Field School, Volunteer
Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici
In the wonderful framework of the Landmarks Valley, recognized as UNESCO heritage since 1979, the Centro Camuno of Studi Preistorici organize the annual recording rock-art fieldwork aims at the documentation of the rock art in the middle Valcamonica. Following the previous recording rock.art fieldworks, also this year the works will continue in the area of Foppe di Nadro – Riserva naturale incisioni rupestri di Ceto, Cimbergo e Paspardo (Valcamonica – Italy) on the concession of the Soprintendenza Archeologia , Belle arti e Paesaggio.
The fieldwork will be structured on 3 weeks, it is required the participation to at least 2 weeks.
In the first week, mandatory for who has not experience in the rock-art recording, the participant will learn the necessary competences to document rock-art:
• Identification of the rocks and preparation of the surfaces.
• Placing of the tracing sheets in nylon and recording.
• Use of the total station, georeferencing of the rocks, elaboration of the data in GIS.
• Archaeological photography of the engraved rocks.
• 3D recordings of rocks and engravings (SfM).
• Digitization of the tracings, processing and recomposition with computer in laboratory.
• Catalogue, analysis and comparisons with archaeological sources.
• Post-processing of the data gathered.
The activities of the fieldowork will start at 9 am of the 13 July, we advise to arrive the day before.
The application form, logistic informations and more details are available on the web site www.ccsp.it
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Period(s) of Occupation: Prehistory, from Neolithic to Iron and Roman Age
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 weeks
Minimum Age: 16
Experience Required: The fieldwork is addresses to everyone, priority will be given to students and graduates in archaeology or anthropology, history and art history. The first week is mandatory for who has not experience in the rock-art recording, the participant will learn the necessary competences to document rock-art
Room and Board Arrangements:
The overnight stay is at the “Foresteria” of the Natural Reserve in Nadro with an agreed upon price of 10 € per night. You have to bring your own sheets and bathroom linen (if necessary, linen can be given with fee and at notice). Foresteria has a kitchen and at your arrival you will be accompanied to a nearby CHEAP SUPERMARKET for the common weekly buy in order to curb spending. In the hamlet of Nadro there is a minimarket where you can buy sandwiches and drinks for the lunches during the fieldwork.
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