Program Details

Students have the option of participating in either of two, 3-week sessions on an archaeological excavation. Participants take a 4-credit Classics Department course in archaeological field research and the material culture of the local region of Italy in
Location:
Perugia, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Students enrolled in the Drew in Umbria - Archaeology Field School in Umbria work on the Vicus ad Martis Tudertium Project, an archaeological excavation on the great ancient Roman road of the Via Flaminia.

Students have the option of participating in either of two, 3-week sessions on an archaeological excavation. Participants take a 4-credit Classics Department course in archaeological field research and the material culture of the local region of Italy in antiquity, including a few field trips to local sites and museums. The excavation will take place 13 km outside the Italian city of Todi, approximately 1 1/2 hours north of Rome in the Tiber River Valley. The site itself is located just outside the small town of Massa Martana to the east of Todi, in a field beside the 8th-9th century church of S. Maria in Pantano.

Setting Description:
Students live in apartments in the nearby town of Massa Martana, equipped with modern amenities. Most meals will be eaten together there and students will share some household chores.
Cost:
Please call for information on the cost for Summer 2012.

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