Location: Samshvilde, GE
Season: July 15, 2019 to August 6, 2019
Application Deadline: February 22, 2019
Deadline Type: Exact date
Field school, Volunteer
University of Georgia (Tbilisi)
Professor David Berikashvili, University of Georgia (Tbilisi); Isabelle Coupal, M.A., University of Montreal (Canada)
Period(s) of Occupation: Bronze Age, Medieval
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 3 weeks
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: Because this is course aimed at beginners, applicants are NOT required to have previous experience in archaeology or bioarchaeology. Applicants must be fit to do physical labor, be proficient in English, and have an interest in archaeology.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Full room and board is included with tuition. Staff and students will reside in a dig house in the village of Samshvilde, which is only a 15 minute walk from the site. It is newly renovated and has all necessary commodities. The following will be provided: food, electricity, WiFi, hot water, showers, toilets, beds with mattresses, washing machine for clothing, a kitchen and workspace. The following will NOT be provided: bedding. There is a small shop in the village where you can buy additional treats. Dinners are prepared by our housekeeper. You may bring additional food of your own. Please communicate with the organizers if you have dietary restrictions or allergies. Cost: 4750 Georgian lari (1800 USD)
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