Archaeological site name: Capo Don – Costa Balenae
Place: Riva Ligure (IM), Italia
Chronology of the archaeological site: From the II/I century BC, a roman Domus was built on the site and it was probably used until the III/IV century AD. Moreover, during the VI century, a Basilica was built in the same area and it was continuously used probably until the High Middle Age.
Chronology of the layers excavated: The Northen part of the Basilica, where there is a funerary area, will be excavated, as well as the High Middle Age areas outside the Basilica.
Scientific Direction: Professor Philippe Pergola (Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana; Università di Aix-Marseille)
Archaeological season: 19th of June- 28th of July 2017
Shifts: At least two weeks. Students who are going to apply for the entire archaeological season will be given priority.
Room and Board: Free. Students will be staying in the elementary school of Riva Ligure.
Vaccinations and Medical Certificates: anti-tetanus vaccination
Course on site safety: not required
Insurance: The Univeristy of Aix-Marseille will take care of the insurance for all the participants
Language: Italian, French, English
Deadline: To apply send an email to email@example.com, by the 31st of May
Info: Dr. E. Kas Hanna, Dr. G. Castiglia: firstname.lastname@example.org
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PERGOLA et alii 2015, “Presenze cristiane nella Liguria di Ponente: i casi di Capo Don (Riva Ligure) e San Calocero (Albenga)”, in P. ARTHUR, M. LEO IMPERIALE (ed.), “Atti del VII Congresso Nazionale di Archeologia Medievale”, Firenze 2015, pp. 158-163.