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Location: Huntly, GB
Season: August 3, 2020 to August 14, 2020
Application Deadline: August 1, 2020
Deadline Type: Rolling
Dr Murray Cook
The Battle Hill Prehistoric Landscape Project is the 20th Season of research into Aberdeenshire’s prehistoric settlement patterns. Previous seasons have explored Roman marching Camps, vitrified forts, Pictish settlement and Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age lithic sites and cairns.
The training is relaxed and easy going and you can learn as much or as little as you want to. You will have the opportunity to excavate archaeological remains that have never been examined before.
The Battle Hill Prehistoric Landscape Project is co-directed by Dr Murray Cook with David Connolly and run in partnership with AberdeenshireCouncil.
Period(s) of Occupation: Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Early Medieval
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 day
Minimum Age: 17
Experience Required: none...all welcome!
Room and Board Arrangements:
Fulll room and board in student halls of accomodation, individual rooms with tv and internet. We share cooking and cleaning. Cost: £850 for the two weeks or £50 a day if you provide your own accomodation.
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