Arizona in Orvieto: Archaeological Excavation
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- Language of Instruction
- Foreign Language Requirement
- Class Eligibility
- Freshman, Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
- Program Open To
- UA and Non-UA StudentsUA Students
- Credit Type
- UA Direct Credit
- Level of Study
- Graduate, Undergraduate
- Housing Options
- Program Type
- UA Faculty-led
The Arizona in Orvieto Archaeological Excavation is a unique 4-week summer opportunity that allows students to actively participate in the Campo della Fiera Field school outside of Orvieto. The excavation examines ancient Etruscan artifacts, including buildings, tombs and roads. It is an excellent introduction to archeological digs as well as very useful for more advanced students.
Session I: July 2 - 29
Session II: July 30 - August 26
** Please note: Session II typically overlaps with the first week of classes at UA **
The project, run by the University of Perugia, gives ten US students the chance to participate in this amazing experience. The excavation is an excellent introduction to archaeological digs as well as very useful for more advanced students.
Courses Available (6 units):
BEFORE APPLYING, you must email Dr. Alba Frascarelli (firstname.lastname@example.org) for availability of the Summer 2016 excavation.
The Campo della Fiera archaeological excavation site is located just outside of Orvieto, Italy. The excavation examines ancient Etruscan artifacts, including buildings, tombs and roads.
Students will live in shared accommodations in the "dig house", a former convent. Accommodations are basic, and dig participants share in the cleaning and maintenance of the house. The house is a 25 minute walk from downtown Orvieto.