ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION

application deadline: february 25TH

Class/ANth 463 - classical field archaeology
participating in the Campo della Fiera Field school or the Crocifisso del Tufo Project (six credits)


Campo della Fiera

The project, run by the University of Perugia, under the direction of Prof.ssa Simonetta Stopponi, gives US students the chance to participate into one of the most important archaeological projects in Italy, the site of the Fanum Voltumnae, where the Federal Sanctuary of the Etruscans was located. Participants earn 6 credits (listed as CLASS/ANTH 463 - Classical Field Archaeology) through the University of Arizona - Orvieto Study Abroad Program.
 

The cost for a 4-week session is $ 4,000, that includes tuition, lodging, food (except some meals during the weekends), insurance, steel-toe boots (it does not include airfare).

 It is possible to combine the Campo della Fiera Archaeological Field school with the Summer or Fall Program of the University of Arizona - Orvieto Study Abroad Program.

Crocifisso del Tufo

The dig takes place in the famous necropolis surrounding the cliff of Orvieto, caracterized by the VI c. B.C.E. etruscan tombs. Five US students are selected to participate, getting 6 credits (listed as CLASS/ANTH 463 - Classical Field Archaeology) through the University of Arizona - Orvieto Study Abroad Program.
 

The cost for a 4-week session is $ 4,000, that includes tuition, lodging, food (except some meals during the weekends), insurance, steel-toe boots (it does not include airfare).

It is possible to combine the Crocifisso del Tufo Archaeological Field school with the Summer or Fall program of the University of Arizona - Orvieto Study Abroad Program.

No previous experience is required, and it is not necessary to be Anthro/Archaeology majors.

For more information about the dig project, please contact Alba at albafrascarelli@email.arizona.edu, BEFORE YOU APPLY.