Urvinum Hortense 2021

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Location: 06033 Collemancio PG, Italia

Season: June 7, 2021 to July 30, 2021

Session Dates: from 06/07 to 07/02 and 07/05 to 07/30 n.b. In case of cancellation of the excavation the amount paid will be fully refunded.

Application Deadline: April 24, 2021

Deadline Type: Rolling


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

University of Perugia

Project Director:
Prof. Gian Luca Grassigli

Project Description:

The Field School of Urvinum Hortense is directed by Prof. Gian Luca Grassigli and led by the University of Perugia, in collaboration with the Soprintendenza per i beni ambientali, archittettonici, artistici e storici dell’Umbria. Due to its academic excellence and cutting-edge innovation in fieldwork techniques, including computer modelling work, the excavation of Urvinum Hortense is an opportunity for growth in a magnificent roman archaeological site.


Period(s) of Occupation: from Roman Period to the Medieval age

Roman architecture, Ancient topography, excavation, finds processing, photogrammetry, archaeological computing

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: none

Room and Board Arrangements:
Accomodation: All participants will be staying in a comfortable hostel in the town of Cannara (3 km far away to the site). Expect to share the room with two or three other participants, with 3 to 4 people sharing a bathroom. The hostel has a common room and a courtyard at your complete disposal. Free Wi-Fi access. Catering: You will be taking an italian breakfast in the hostel before being picked up to go to the site. Packed lunches are provided at the site, as well as unlimited quantities of bottled water. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served in the mid-morning break. Mondays - Fridays and on Sunday evenings the whole team meets for a dinner in a local restaurant, specialized in Italian food (mostly pizza). There are options available for vegetarians, and it is crucial that dietary requirements have been specified in advance within the application process.

Contact Information:

Laboratorio Archeologico "Follow The Wall!"

Via Aquilone, 7





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