Home > Courses > Course 030 > Useful Information

 030: Discover archaeology and the ancient art in The Louvre Museum (Paris, France) & Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

Useful Information

Gallery of the Louvre MuseumDirected at

If you have never excavated as a volunteer in a field school and are interested in excavating in a Roman city as well as visiting the best art museum of the world, then this course is a good choice.

This program is designed for students interested in focusing their studies in the archaeology of the most important ancient civilizations, and contemplate the best pieces that represent them.

You will learn to excavate and classify archaeological material found. You will identify different types of Roman pottery, amphorae, coins and other Roman archaeological material. After learning this in Sanisera, you will have a better understanding when you visit Paris.

You can't miss the opportunity to practice in an archaeological excavation and discover Paris, the most beautiful and romantic city in the world watching all its art and culture through its museums and unique places.

By participating in this course you will have the opportunity to excavate in a unique Roman city in Menorca (Spain) and then explore the most remarkable archaeology from The Louvre Museum.

Previous knowledge or experience in archaeology or computer systems is not required.

Field School life & language

This field school program, with a length of 20 days, will start in Spain. Students will meet in Menorca during the first day. Next and during the following days they will focus on the excavation in the ancient city of Sanisera, where they will work for 11 days. Students will receive an intensive introduction on basic aspects of field excavation techniques following the Harris Matrix. The fieldwork runs 7 hours per day, with time dedicated to excavation as well as laboratory work focused on Roman pottery. Courses are given in both English and Spanish.

On the 14th day of the course participants will fly to Paris, where they will stay for 5 days. During this time, students will carry out an archaeological tour around Paris in order to visit the Louvre Museum and its archaeological collection. The rest of the days, during the stay in Paris, the group of students and the guide from our organization will decide in a freer way to visit other museums, monuments and interesting places.

Once students finish the archaeological tour in Paris, they will have two days off in order to enjoy their free time. On the 19th day of the course students will fly back to Menorca, from where they will go back home.


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.

 


SEARCH FOR YOUR COURSE

By country Spain Spain     Spain Italy       Bosnia & Herzegovina United Kingdom    France France    France Germany 

By category Archaeological Film     Archaeological tour, Art & Museums     Digging remains of cities    Conservation in archaeology 

Digging graves, osteology & anthropology
    GIS (Geographic Information System)  Laboratory  Underwater School in Archaeology

Sanisera Archaeology Institute



Do you need help?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Sanisera Archaeology Institute we will help you choose the best field program for you. Fill in our advice form without any obligation. In less than 48 hours we will contact you

More info

Why choose us?

10 reasons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 reasons to participate in our international summer courses.



More info