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Location: Solin, Split-Dalmatia county, HR
Season: September 18, 2022 to October 2, 2022
Session Dates: Sep 18th - Oct 2nd, 2022
Application Deadline: August 1, 2022
Deadline Type: Rolling
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)
The archaeological excavation campaign of Ancient Salona is adapted for students, adventurists, archaeology amateurs, volunteers and others willing to learn more about the 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 are organized by Ventula Travel – Destination Management Company. This program offers a variety of benefits for all its participants. The intention of this project is the sustainable development of the 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 the case of rain, the project envisions indoor 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. For more details about earlier excavations please see the following video: https://youtu.be/FPokU7HnIVM
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 15 days / 14 nights (can be customized in Tailor-made program)
Minimum Age: 16
Experience Required: Experience is not necessary, but the very good physical shape and willingness for hard manual labor are. By application, every participant will receive a manual that will explain all details regarding archaeological practice and fieldwork.
Room and Board Arrangements:
In Salona Palace 4* hotel - located just above the excavation site in a picturesque historic town of Solin, between the two UNESCO - enlisted cities – Trogir and Split. It offers a delightful refuge from the crowds and excellent connections to all attractions. This location is ideal for a more relaxing, more remote stay, especially during the summer season. Buffet breakfasts and dinners will be served daily at the hotel restaurant. The excavation site is situated within walking distance. Accommodation is in hotel rooms with AC for max. 2 persons on an ALL-INCLUSIVE basis. Free Wi-Fi. ALL-INCLUSIVE FEATURES: Rich buffet breakfast, lunch (on-site during excavation days), and dinner, 1 drink included with lunch. Cost: €2750 per person - 15 days / 14 nights all inclusive - program listed on web page (single supplement cost €560)
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