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Field School Announcement
The Birth of Europe: Excavations of the Neolithic Settlement Ilindentsi, Bulgaria 2014
Sponsor: The Balkan Heritage Foundation, Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History, New Bulgarian University, Municipality of Strumyani (Bulgaria), Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Nanterre (France)
Contact Information
Ms. Anna Parmakova
204, "Sveta Troitsa" St.
Stara Zagora 6004 Bulgaria
Phone: + 359 877 725 052
Email: bhfs.admissions@gmail.com
URL http://www.bhfieldschool.org/bh2011ilindenexc.html
Description
In 2014 the BIRTH OF EUROPE Field School Project (2011-2017) envisions further excavation of the Neolithic dwellings and their surroundings. Two field school sessions are available and each includes the following three modules: fieldwork including excavation of the Neolithic structures, maintaining a field journal on a daily basis, filling context sheets and labels, drawing an elevation plan/ a ground plan/ a cross-section, 3D positioning of finds, taking coordinates with a total station, and taking photographs at the site; lectures, workshops and field trainings in Prehistoric and Field Archaeology as well as Finds' processing and Documentation and excursions to various cultural and archaeological sites in the region including Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History, the medieval town of Melnik, Rila Monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Rozhen Monastery. There are two Field school sessions available: Session 1: 14 - 28 June, 2014 & Session 2: 29 June - 13 July, 2014. Cost: Before 31 January, 2014: 1124 EUR / 2248 EUR (app. 1400 / 2660 USD) for one / two sessions. The regular admission fee (after 31 January, 2014) is 1249 EUR / 2373 EUR (app. 1550 / 2900 USD) for participation in one / two project sessions. The admission fee includes educational and fieldwork activities, full-board accommodation (hotel + 3 meals per day), tools, materials, project Handbook, issue of Certificate of Attendance, excursions/sightseeing tours/entrance fees and administrative costs. Transcripts are available upon request for an additional tuition fee starting from 270 EUR (app. 350 USD)!
Keywords: field school | excavation | archaeology
This announcement will be displayed until: 05/15/2014
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