IFR: Turkey- Boncuklu Field School

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One of the sites that fascinates archaeology students the most, is the site of Çatalhöyük in Turkey. Here is your opportunity to explore that site’s predecessor, Boncuklu, the earliest known village in Central Anatolia, dating back to 8500 BCE.

Studying the origins of agriculture and settled living has never been so exciting. Explore the origins of the famous reliefs and paintings, and the symbolism of these images. Come participate in the project that brings it all together. Visit the surrounding areas to see what makes this region so vital to the human story.

  • Anatolia
  • Archaeology
  • Civilization
  • Excavation
  • Origins

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Excellent Program - Worth it in every way

The Buncuklu field school is a perfect combination of good training and a fun, interactive experience in archaeology. Especially if this is your first field-school, I couldn't recommend it highly enough. You will find people will varying degrees of experience and knowledge, and you will all work together and form some unforgettable friendships through it. The dig directors also go far out of their way to provide you with chances to get to know archaeology, their research, the life of an archaeologist as well as Turkish culture.

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