Excavations

Excavations training is an essential part of the Archaeology study programme. Participation is obligatory.
At BA level, the requirement is 450 hrs (ca. 3 months)*
At MA level, the requirement is 200 hrs (ca. 1.5 months) for full-time students and 300 hrs for part-time students.

For the MA students, who started in 2019/20 – the requirement is 150 h.
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* be aware that there was a BA Studies in English programme requiring 600h of field training.

EXCAVATIONS OFFER 2020

for information on the excavations contact either the Instructor or the co-ordinator (dr Wiesław Więckowski)

1) GONIO-APSAROS, Georgia; Roman stronghold.
dates: 1 – 31 July 2020
instructor: dr hab. Radosław Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski
limit: 20 students (together with studies in Polish).
For information and registration contact Instructor.

2) PAPHOS, Cyprus; hellenistic town.
dates: 18 May – 13 June 2020
instructor: Prof. Jolanta Młynarczyk
PRE-SEASON MEETING AND INFORMATIONS –  16 JANUARY, HALL  1.10, AT 16:45 (4:45 PM).
For information and registration contact Instructor.

3) SZCZEPANKI, Poland; stone age hunters-gatherers site.
dates: 6 July – 1 August 2020
instructor: dr Witold Guminski
limit: 12
For information and registration contact Instructor.

4) JORDAN / TUNISIA; excavations in the framework of archaeological projects directed by  Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski. Applications may be found here: JORDANIA  TUNEZJA
application deadline date: 30 January 2020
instructor: Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski
PRE-SEASON MEETING AND INFORMATIONS –  23 JANUARY at 16:30 (place TBA).
For information and registration contact Instructor.

7) TELL EL-RETABA, Egypt
dates: second half of September and October 2020
instructor: dr hab. Sławomir Rzepka
limit: TBA
For information and registration contact Instructor.

8) NOVAE, Bulgaria – Roman legionary camp and Late Antique town. Roman necropolis.
dates: August 2020
instructors: dr hab. Agnieszka Tomas, mgr Tomasz Dziurdzik (contact – t.dziurdzik[at]gmail.com)
limit: 8-10
please apply until: April 30th
For information and registration contact Instructor.

9) MAUCALLACTA, dept. Arequipa, Peru. Ruins of the pre- and Inca (X-XVI century) ceremonial complex associated with the oracle Coropuna described in written sources. The planned research will also include satellite sites (including Coropuna Plaza, El Toro) above Maucallacta, located at an altitude of 3750 – 5500 m a.s.l. Spanish obligatory.
dates: 20 July – 31 August 2020
instructor: dr Maciej Sobczyk  (OBP UW)
limit: 8
For information and registration contact Instructor.

10) LUBANOWO,  gm. Banie, northeastern Poland. Underwater excavations (diving licence obligatory). Accommodation at the school building, ona has to have a sleeping bag and matt. Lake, sacrificial site.
dates: 13-24 July 2020
instructor: dr hab. Bartosz Kontny
limit: 8
For information and registration contact Instructor.

11) JEZIORO BIAŁE, lake in the area of Augustów, northeastern Poland. Excavations on land and underwater. Bring your own tent.
dates: 27 July – 14 August 2020
instructor:  mgr Artur Brzóska
limit: 8  (4 on land i 4 underwater)
For information and registration contact Instructor.