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Italian flagSpanish flag003. Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Spain) & Explore Archaeology in Rome and Pompeii (Italy)

Grat bronze statue from PompeiiThis course is based in both Spain and Italy. Participants will spend time excavating the Roman city of Sanisera in Menorca, Spain, where fieldwork focuses on the excavation of an urban area where a monastery has been found. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains. Participants then will travel to Italy on an archaeological tour of Roma and Pompeii.



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Spanish flagGreek flag004. Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Spain) & Explore the Acropolis of Athens (Greece)

Greece

This course is based both in Greece and Spain. Participants will meet in Athens, Greece and will spend the first 5 days on an archaeological tour and will then travel to Menorca, Spain to excavate the Roman city of Sanisera where fieldwork focuses on the excavation of an urban area where a monastery has been found. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains.



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Spanish flag006. Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera.

Student digging in Sanisera

The research is focused on the archaeological excavation of Sanisera and it studies what happened in this Roman port connected to the maritime traffic that sailed the Mediterranean during those times. As a result, we know that this is a very interesting archaeological site, with abundant findings of multiple artifacts that will help us to reconstruct its past.
The excavation at the Roman city of Sanisera provides all the archaeological documentation necessary for the student to acquire enough training and experience in all aspects involving an excavation of the Roman civilization from the II century B.C. to the VI A.D.

 

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Spanish flag007. Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera and GIS applied in Archaeology

Coordinates importation from Total Station to AutocadFieldwork focuses on the excavation of an urban area where a monastery has been found. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains. Participants will also learn and use mapping tools applied to archaeology as well as topography, photogrammetry and archaeological recording systems with GIS (Geographic Information System).

 

 



 


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Spanish flag008. Digging Anthropology in the Sanisera Necropolis

Student working in Sanisera Necropolis

Fieldwork focuses on the excavation of funerary structures, specifically inhumation graves. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, mainly human skeletal remains.

 

 

 



 

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Spanish flag009. Fieldwork in the Necropolis of Sanisera and GIS Applied in Archaeology

TombsFieldwork focuses on the excavation of funerary structures, specifically inhumation graves. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, mainly human skeletal remain. Participants will also learn mapping tools applied to archaeology as well as topography, photogrammetry and archaeological recording systems with GIS (Geographic Information System).




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Spanish flag010: Digging remains and Biological Anthropology in Sanisera

Cleaning bones in the labThis course focuses on the excavation and study of both the urban structures of the Roman city of Sanisera, where a monastery has been found and the excavation of inhumation tombs from the classical period. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains.


 

 

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Spanish flag011. Total Station & GIS applied in archaeology.

MapThis course focuses on archaeology, anthropology and mapping tools applied to archaeology as well as topography, photogrammetry and archaeological recording systems with GIS (Geographic Information System).

 

 




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Spanish flag012. Discover Amphora & Shipwrecks in the Underwater Port of Sanitja & GIS Applied in Archaeology

Total Station

This course focuses on underwater survey, Mediterranean ship building techniques, and ARGIS software. The aim is to identify underwater structures of the Roman city of Sanisera and shipwrecks, as well as anchors and amphorae related to those shipwrecks and its cargoes. Then, participants will create an archaeological GIS platform from the applied recoding system of the ancient port of sanisera.

 

 

 

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Spanish flag013. Discover Amphora & Shipwrecks in the Underwater Port of Sanitja (Menorca, Spain).

Students divingThis course focuses on underwater survey, Mediterranean ship building techniques and conservation. The aim is to identify underwater structures of the Roman city of Sanisera and shipwrecks, as well as anchors and amphorae related to those shipwrecks and its cargoes.

 

 




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Italian flagSpanish flag014. Explore Underwater Pompeii (Baia Underwater Park, Naples Bay – Italy) & Discover Amphora & Shipwrecks in the Underwater Port of Sanitja. (Menorca – Spain)

Students diving in Pompeii

This course focuses on underwater survey in the Ancient Port of Sanisera, Menorca Spain, Mediterranean ship building techniques and studying the submerged archaeological remains of Portus Iulius and the Roman villas of the Baia Underwater Park, Naples Bay, Italy. The aim is to identify underwater structures of the Roman city of Sanisera and shipwrecks, as well as anchors and amphorae related to those shipwrecks and its cargoes. Then students will travel to Naples, Italy to study the ruins of ancient Roman harbour.

 

 

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018 Advanced Osteological Analysis in the Roman Necropolis of Sanisera

Students classifying bonesThis course focuses on the in-depth analysis of human skeletal remains excavated from the Roman necropolis of Sanisera. In this course we will use advanced osteological techniques to gain a better understanding of the lifestyle of population of Sanisera.

 

 




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Spain020 The Roman City of Sanisera (Spain) & Making an Archaeological Film (Menorca, Spain)

Student working in the NecropolisIn the first part of the course, participant's fieldwork will focus on the excavation of an urban area where a monastery was discovered. The monastery is from the 5th and 6th centuries AD, includes an early Christian basilica. Participants will learn and apply the Harris system. In the Laboratory, subtends will learn to classify archaeological material from the site, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains. During the second part of the course, students will learn about the process of creating documentary video footage, preparing a plot, selection of scenes, sound and different aspects of audiovisuals.


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Spain021 Biological Anthropology in the Sanisera Necropolis & Making an Archaeological Film (Menorca, Spain)

Student learning how the camera worksThis course has two main parts. During the first part, fieldwork focuses on the excavation of funerary structures, specifically inhumation graves. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, mainly human skeletal remains. During the second part of the course, students will learn about the process of creating documentary video footage, preparing a plot, selection of scenes, sound and different aspects of audiovisuals.


 

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Spanish flag026 Fieldwork in the Ancient City of Epidaurum (Dubrovnik, Croatia)

City of Cavtat

Fieldwork will focus on the excavation of a public building from the ancient city of Epidaurum, dated between the 1st and 3th centuries AD. The Harris system will be  followed in order to systematically dig all the sequence the site has. In the laboratory  students will learn to classify all the artifacts found on the site, including Roman  pottery, numismatics and faunal remains.


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Italian flagSpanish flag027 Surveying the Roman Mediterranean Ports: Portus Iulius (Italy) & Sanisera (Spain)

City of Cavtat

In the Roman port of Sanisera (Menorca , Spain ), in a privileged landscape, you can dive into different depths with wide visibility, learning how to recognize remains of amphorae, anchors and Roman shipwrecks with which you will practice the survey method and the applied registration system (photographic documentation in 2D and 3D , drawing, classification of amphorae, ... ).

In one of the most unique ports of the Roman world, Portus Iulius (Naples, Italy), you will investigate a unique and exceptional seabed, one of the best in the field of underwater archeology


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Italy029 Research and Underwater Survey in Portus Iulius ('Underwater Pompeii', Italy)

Roman Port Submerged. Portus IuliusParticipating in this course is a unique opportunity. Portus Iulius was the quintessential port of Rome in the period of greatest splendor of their empire. We absolutely recommend this program to any college student who wants to enter in the field of underwater archeology.

 




 

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Italian flagSpanish flag030 Discover archaeology and the ancient art in The Louvre Museum (Paris, France) & Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

Louvre MuseumThis program, which has been scheduled by the Sanisera Field School, is divided in two main parts. In the first part of the course students will gain experience in archaeological fieldwork by excavating in the Ancient Roman city of Sanisera, located in the Mediterranean island of Menorca. During the second part, students will visit Paris to discover the archaeology and ancient art in The Louvre Museum, the most important museum of the world.


 

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Italian flagSpanish flag031 - Discover Istanbul and the best ancient cities of classical world (Aegean Coast) & Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Spain)

Celsus library in EphesusThis program, which has been scheduled by the Sanisera Field School, is divided in two main parts. In the first part of the course students will gain experience in archaeological fieldwork by excavating in the Ancient Roman city of Sanisera, which is located in the Mediterranean island of Menorca. During the second part, students will discover the most significant remains from ancient cities of Classical world through an archaeological tour that will start in Istanbul and will continue visiting the Aegean Coast, leaded by an expert on Ancient art.


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Italian flagSpanish flag032 - Discovering the most important Roman cities from Portugal and Spain & Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

Merida Roman TheaterThis program, which has been scheduled by the Sanisera Field School, is divided in two main parts. In the first part of the course students will gain experience in archaeological fieldwork by excavating in the Ancient Roman city of Sanisera. This site is located in the Mediterranean island of Menorca. During the second part, students will travel from Lisbon to Seville discovering the most important Roman cities from Portugal and Spain, leaded by an expert on Roman archaeology.


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Italian flagSpanish flag033 - Discover archaeology and the ancient art in The British Museum (London, UK) & Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

British MuseumThis program is divided in two main parts. In the first part of the course students will gain experience in archaeological fieldwork by excavating in the Ancient Roman city of Sanisera, located in the Mediterranean island of Menorca. During the second part, students will visit London to discover the archaeology and ancient art in The British Museum, the most important collection of ancient art of the world, numbering some 8 million works. In 2013 the museum received a record 6.7 million visitors, an increase of 20% from the previous year.


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Spanish flag034 - Conservation in Archaeology & Biological Anthropology focused on the Dig of the Roman City of Sanisera (Menorca – Spain)

Students reconstructing an amphora from the excavationConservation is an integral part of the archaeological process and the post-excavation study of archaeological finds. During the excavation you will find urban structures, Roman graves and archaeological remains from the Classical period including Roman pottery, amphorae, glass, human bones, faunal remains, coins, metals –bronze, iron, silver-, ivory, etc. All these artifacts have to be treated in a particular way depending on the material they were made of, by applying a set of techniques and methods to preserve and protect them in perfect conditions against deterioration.


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Spanish flag035 - Digging & Advanced laboratory: Roman coins, faunal remains and collection of soil samples (Menorca, Spain)

Roman CoinsThis course is divided in two parts. In this way, students can have to two archaeological experiences which are related to the land site: Digging in the Roman city and Advanced Laboratory focused on Classical archaeological remains – except for Roman pottery-, Roman coins, faunal remains and collection of soil samples.




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Spanish flag036 - Digging remains and conservation in archaeology focused of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)

Digging an amphoraThis course is divided in two parts: digging remains in the archaeological site of Sanisera and Conservation in archaeology.
The excavation at the Roman city of Sanisera provides all the archaeological documentation necessary for the student to acquire enough training and experience in all aspects involving an excavation of the Roman civilization from the II century B.C. to the VI A.D.

Once fieldwork is finished, those archaeological structures belonging to buildings out in the open and exposed to both human and natural agents of all types. Fieldwork in conservation will apply a program and a set of practices to the preservation and consolidation of archaeological remains located in the Roma city of Sanisera.

Also all archaeological materials found at Sanisera will be treated properly at the laboratory, where we will clean, inventory and classify them. When necessary, materials will be restored before packing them properly in boxes that will be sent to safe storage areas in the museum.



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Spanish flag037 -Digging graves and conservation in archaeology focused of the Necropolis (Menorca, Spain)

Digging a tombThis course is divided in two parts: digging roman graves in the necropolis of Sanisera and Conservation in archaeology
The fieldwork focuses on funerary structures, specifically inhumation graves. Participants will learn and apply excavation techniques used in biological anthropology when excavating tombs.

Once fieldwork is finished, those archaeological structures belonging to buildings out in the open and exposed to both human and natural agents of all types. Fieldwork in conservation will apply a program and a set of practices to the preservation and consolidation of archaeological remains located in the Roma city of Sanisera.

Also all archaeological materials found at Sanisera will be treated properly at the laboratory, where we will clean, inventory and classify them. When necessary, materials will be restored before packing them properly in boxes that will be sent to safe storage areas in the museum.



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