Location: Vulci, IT
Season: June 16, 2019 to July 13, 2019
Application Deadline: April 5, 2019
Deadline Type: Rolling
Institute for Field Research, Connecticut College, Duke University
Dr. Maurizio Forte
Vulci 3000, a multidisciplinary archaeological research project that employs advanced digital technologies, is focused on the Etruscan and Roman site of Vulci (10th–3rd c. BCE–4th c. CE). Located in the Province of Viterbo, Italy, Vulci was one of the largest and most important cities in the 1st millennium BCE in the Italian peninsula. This project will analyze and track the transformation and development of Vulci into a city, then city-state, and finally into a Roman city, and serve to interpret models of urban transformation in the ancient world. The habitation site is a unique, stratified, and mostly untouched, urban context that includes, in the same area, Iron Age, Etruscan, Roman and Medieval settlements.
Period(s) of Occupation: Etruscan & Roman
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Participants are required to stay for the full duration of the field school.
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: No experience required.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Students will live in apartments in Montalto Marina, a charming seaside town, 15 minutes away from the site. Large, Italian style lunch will be provided daily in the field at a local family own restaurant at the site of Vulci. Students are responsible for their own dinner and breakfast (there are several supermarkets, groceries and bars at a walking distance from the apartments). Students are responsible for their own food on weekends. The accommodation will be in new apartments, fully equipped with kitchen, fridge, washing machines and related tools. All the participants have to bring bed sheets. Cost: Room and Board is included in the cost of the program.
8 Semester Credits credits offered by Connecticut College. Tuition is $3,990.
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