The Workshop for Conservation of Ancient Greek Pottery will guide the participants through the history of the ancient Greek pottery and the process of pottery conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on ancient Greek pottery found in Sozopol (the ancient Greek city of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea coast ). The course includes three modules: 1) practical work in conservation of ancient pottery ( involving authentic pottery shards found in Apollonia Pontica); 2) lectures on topics related to the archaeological context of conserved vessels and to conservation process of ancient Greek pottery; 3) excursion to the ancient coastal towns of Nessebar (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and a sightseeing tour of Sozopol (including study visits to their archaeological museums).
- Be introduced to the basic methods for conservation and documentation of ancient pottery
- Be able to develop basic/further practical skills (depending on participant's initial level of qualification) in ancient pottery conservation and illustration
- Deepen their knowledge through first-hand experience with ancient Mediterranean/European History and Archaeology
- Meet professionals, who work in the areas of Classical Archaeology and Pottery Conservation and Documentation