Excavation at Roman town of Pollentia, Mallorca, Balearic Island, Spain. High School

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Digging at the macellum of the forum. Pollentia 2107
Digging at the macellum of the forum. Pollentia 2107
A street of Alcudia, Mallorca
A street of Alcudia, Mallorca
Terracota in the roman macelllum of Pollentia 2013
Terracota in the roman macelllum of Pollentia 2013
Pollentia Roman Forum 2015
Pollentia Roman Forum 2015
The last day in Pollentia 2017
The last day in Pollentia 2017
At the beach in the North of Mallorca, 2017
At the beach in the North of Mallorca, 2017
Just working
Just working

About

This is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to join an ongoing archaeological project and participate in all the aspects that an excavation implies.
ArchaeoSpain high school team will join the excavation of the Roman Forum of Pollentia, a Roman city in Mallorca island that was founded in the 1st century BC.
Our students will excavate and help uncover the complex layers of occupation in the Forum area that span from pre-Roman to medieval times.
They will learn excavation methods, mapping, and artifact recovery.
For the 2018 archaeological season, we will focus on the continuing excavation of the Forum.
Students are expected to engage in all archaeological activities during the program. Spanish is not required but if they want to learn or improve the language they will have a good immersion in language, culture and history.

Highlights
  • Students will get to experience all the aspects of a real excavation. Our group leaders are experts archaeologists and bilingual chaperones. Small and safe groups. Cultural immersion.

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