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  • Locations: Alcamo, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Payment Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/20/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/27/2018 06/30/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Discipline: Archaeology Language: English
Sub Discipline: Field Archaeology
Program Description:

The Alcamo Archaeological Project is a multidisciplinary archaeological research project investigating Iron Age to medieval (c. 9th c. BCE to 15th c. CE) occupation and land use at Monte Bonifato in western Sicily. This mountain, and its surrounding territory, were home to temporally and culturally diverse populations for more than two millennia.  This archaeological survey project explores the development and growth of the Iron Age and medieval settlements atop Monte Bonifato and the land surrounding it.  This project uses hands-on experiential learning methods, combining regional and site-specific surveys with laboratory analysis to understand Sicily’s ancient past and train future archaeologists.