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 018: Advanced Osteological Analysis in the Roman Necropolis of Sanisera (Menorca – Spain)

Useful Information

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As the name implies, this course is designed for participants that have previously studied biological anthropology. This Sanisera Field School course does not include excavation, but centers exclusively on the study and teaching of osteology using the remains excavated from the Roman necropolis.

Participants will learn to draw conclusions and reconstruct aspects of the population's demographics such as pathologies, illnesses, etc. Because this course is specifically centered on biological anthropological concepts, this course is limited to four participants in order to best assimilate and apply anthropological concepts.

We recommend that if you are interested in participating in this course that you previously participate in at least one of the following course: 08, 10, 16, 17 and/or 19.

 

Field School life & language

The fieldwork runs 7 hours a day with time dedicated to the study of human osteology by the analysis of the skeletal remains.

For every seven course days there are two days off.

Participants will visit other archaeological sites on the island through organized excursions.

The course is taught in English.


Certificates

At the end of the Field Program, students will receive a certificate of participation stating the hours and activities of the course.

Participants that perform exceedingly well in the course may receive a letter of recommendation from our organization upon request.

 

 


 


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