It involves the excavation of a Roman shipwreck dated between III – IV centuries, and located at the estuary of the Sanitja port, with a cargo of African amphorae from Tunisia and Hispania (south Spain), located at a depth of 8 meters.
Preferably underwater archaeologists or university professors with endorsement of their department.
Potential partners requirements
will prioritize the intention and purpose to undertake a new project rather than the accomplishments and experience in developing excavations. Ideal for young teachers who want to start new projects focused on underwater archaeology.
a) In Menorca, during the campaign of excavation at the site, they will be spent 7 hours per day for fieldwork at the shipwreck and laboratory techniques for the treatment of discovered information.
b) In the place of origin of potential partners -preferably universities-, during the teaching period and as part of the credits and university subjects: study of the cargo of the ship and its naval architecture through the preparation of a GIS digital model and 3D of its archaeological objects.
c) Publication of the obtained results in international publications and congresses.
• Stage 1, open to contacts and communication with interested partners (January – September, 2015).
• Stage 2, procedures and agreements (October – December, 2015).
• Stage 3, development and implementation of the excavation (from March 2016 forward).
Defrayed by partners after the agreements between partnership and The Sanisera Field School.
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