Program Details

The course will include: Introductory seminars on the study of archaeology; Seminars and lectures on the prehistory of Cyprus, from the Neolithic up until the Roman period; The opportunity to study artefacts uncovered from local excavations; Lessons in ho
Location:
Nicosia, Cyprus
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
HARP will be running an Introduction to Archaeology course based near Paphos, Cyprus in Spring 2012. The course will take place in the idyllic village of Lemba, located approximately 6km from the historic centre of Paphos. The village has a rich and varied history and has beautiful views west over the Mediterranean, the perfect place to enjoy a sunset! The course will run over 5 days from Mon 26th to Fri 30th March or Mon 2nd to Fri 6th April and aims to provide an introduction to archaeology as a whole, using Cyprus as a case study. The course is open to all, and no previous experience of archaeology is necessary, but may suit those who are just starting out in the subject or who would like to further their interests.

The course will include: Introductory seminars on the study of archaeology; Seminars and lectures on the prehistory of Cyprus, from the Neolithic up until the Roman period; The opportunity to study artefacts uncovered from local excavations; Lessons in how to draw and record archaeological sites and artefacts; Archaeological photography; Tours to prehistoric sites in the region from the Neolithic to the Broze Age,including a trip to the World Heritage site of the Tombs of the Kings,and the Paphos museum.

No Academic Credits are awarded for the course but all aspects of the course will be taught to the level expected by the Institute for Archaeologists.
Setting Description:
The course will be located in the Lemba Archaeological Research Centre, a converted Turkish house in an old Turkish Cypriot village in the south west of Cyprus. The village of Lemba is blessed with several archaeological sites dating from the prehistoric up to the medieval period. Nearby villages have equally rich histories. The village is a short walk from nearby sandy beaches and holds commanding views to the west over the Mediterranean.
Cost:
Course fees and accommodation costs are as follows (all course fees include lunch and transportation on all tours): Course Only - £200 Course + 6 Nights Camping Accommodation - £260 Course + 6 Nights Accommodation 1 Person 3* Self-Catering - £400 Course for 2 People + 6 Nights Accommodation 2 People Sharing 3* Self-Catreing - £670 A 50% deposit to secure your place and accommodation is required. Balance to be paid in full by 31st January 2012 Airport Transfers can be arranged if required

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