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Location: Solin, Split-Dalmatia county, HR
Season: September 19, 2021 to October 3, 2021
Session Dates: Sep 19th - Oct 3rd, 2021
Application Deadline: August 1, 2021
Deadline Type: Rolling
Discount for AIA members: We offer a 10% discount for AIA members
Field School, Volunteer
University of Zagreb - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences / Department of Archaeology, Archaeological Museum of Split
Archaeological Excavations project Director: Dino Demicheli PhD - (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences), Travel itinerary Director: Robert Bralic (Ventula Travel DMC)
Archaeological excavation campaign of Ancient Salona is adapted for students, adventurists, archaeology amateurs, volunteers and others willing to learn more about archaeology of this region and who wish to experience the thrill of discovery. Research and restoration program shall be performed by an expert team of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb – Department of Archaeology and the Archaeological Museum of Split, while the itinerary program elements of transfers, excursions, guides and accommodation is organized by Ventula Travel – Destination Management Company. This program offers a variety of benefits for all it’s participants. The intention of this project is sustainable development of local community, primarily in form of education of students through archaeological fieldwork practice, but in other forms as well.
Activities include archaeological excavations, restoration, documentation, professional lectures, organized tours, meeting local people, exploration of the well-known sites, but also hidden, off-the-beaten path curiosities.
*In a case of rain, the project envisions indoors activities such as finds processing, documentation, restoration and workshops.
Period(s) of Occupation: Ancient Roman History
Field Work, Archaeologist, Amateur, Volunteer, Travel, Tours, workshops, museum. More details about earlier excavations that we organized in other location (ancient settlement Siculi) please see on following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87MiyLHl16c
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 15 days / 14 nights (can be customized in exclusive program)
Minimum Age: 16
Experience Required: Experience is not necessary, but very good physical shape and willingness for hard manual labor is. By application, every participant will receive a manual that will explain all details in regarding archaeological practice and field work.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Situated just by the sea next to Salona site, the old seaside villages of Kaštela are very picturesque, quiet location, very convenient to spend your nights in and explore. Accommodation facilities are categorized with 3 or 4 stars, depending on availability. The excavation site is situated 15 mins drive away at the most, or is at walking distance. Accommodation is in hotel rooms with AC for max. 2 persons on an ALL-INCLUSIVE basis. ALL-INCLUSIVE FEATURES: Rich buffet breakfast, lunch (on-site during excavation days) and dinner, 1 drink included with lunch. Free Wi-Fi Cost: 2200 € per person - 15 days / 14 nights all inclusive - program listed on web page
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