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Field School Announcement
Biological Anthropology: The Necropolis of the Ancient Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca, Balearic Islands –Spain-)
Sponsor: The Sanisera Field School: International Archaeology Courses
Contact Information
Lana Johnson
ADPO 68
Es Mercadal Isl 07740 España
Email: sanisera@arrakis.es
Description
Participants will learn and apply excavation techniques used in biological anthropology during fieldwork. In the laboratory, participants will follow guidelines set by an anthropologist and other specialists for the classification, study, and conservation of skeletal remains and other related material found. Participants will also be given lectures on methodology, roman archaeology, human osteology and classification of archaeological materials. Participants will visit other archaeological sites on the island through organized excursions. Courses are given in both English and Spanish.In 2013, we will be excavating the Ancient Roman cemetery. The excavation is directed by Fernando Contreras, director of the Cavalleria Ecomuseum Field Program in collaboration with other specialists in archaeology and biological anthropology.
Keywords: bioarchaeology | anthropology | physical anthropology
This announcement will be displayed until: 12/13/1930
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