At nuraghe S’Urachi on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia (http://blogs.brown.edu/surachi/), the 2014 Day of Archaeology takes place both online and on-site, as today is also our open day.
Against all expectations and the odds, the 2014 Day of Archaeology looks and feels more like fall than summer: at 7 am, we arrived on site under a gentle drizzle that soon turned into a near-constant fine rain – unheard of in the Mediterranean at this time of the year!
Day-by-day impressions and views are posted on
sieving dirt and geophysics on the nuraghe (by our colleagues of
Progetto S'Urachi: Incontri culturali e vita quotidiana intorno a un nuraghe di età storica
S'Urachi Project: Cultural Encounters and Everyday Life around a Nuraghe in Classical and Hellenistic Times
Il progetto S’Urachi è congiuntamente intrapreso dal Comune di San Vero Milis ed il Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World della Brown University, in stretta collaborazione con la Soprintendenza Archeologica per le Province di Cagliari e Oristano (Alessandro Usai) ed il dipartimento di Preistoria e Archeologia dell’Università di Valencia (Carlos Gómez Bellard). I co-direttori Alfonso Stiglitz e Peter van Dommelen si appoggiano a un’équipe interdisciplinare ed internazionale.
The S'Urachi project is a joint undertaking of the San Vero Milis council and Brown University (Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World). It is carried out in close collaboration with the University of Valencia (Dept of Prehistory and Archaeology, Carlos Gómez Bellard) and in close coordination with the Archaeological Service of Cagliari and Oristano provinces (Alessandro Usai). The project co-directors Alfonso Stiglitz and Peter van Dommelen are supported by an international and interdisciplinary team.
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