Summer School Vada Volaterrana Archaeological Field School

General

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Program Description

About

Survey in the low Cecina Valley (ager Volaterranus). Methodology of the survey and landscape archaeology. Non-destructive diagnostic techniques applied to the archaeological research. Stratigraphic excavations of the buildings of the harbour quarter of Vada Volaterrana: lessons in methodology and practical digging activities. Classification of the buildings and finds. Digital management of the documentation. The students will feed the collected data into a database linked with a GIS system. Visits to museums and archaeological areas (Pisa, Volterra, Firenze, Luni).

Aim

The students, apart from the correct excavation methodology, will learn the procedures of photographic documentation and drawing, with practice in the use of the Total Station and CAD software. They will learn methodology of classification of ancient buildings and finds.

Who can apply

Students from European and extra European Universities

Language

English

Program Intensity

Full time

Admission Requirements

No admission requirements

ECTS

6

Coordinator

Prof. Simonetta Menchelli

email: arturo.marzano@unipi.it

Period

6 - 25 July 2020

Application Deadline

15 June 2020

Fees

1.990 euro

(fees 1.000 euro, accommodation 990 euro)

Last updated November 2019

About the School

The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and ve ... Read More

The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and veterinary medicine. Read less
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