Application Deadline: August 1, 2012 APPLY NOW!
Opportunity to spend full ‐time on the analysis of excellently preserved skeletal material, including paleopathology, of the commoners’ cemetery at Tell Amarna.
Since the late 1980s Dr. Jerome Rose has been excavating and conducting osteological analysis in Egypt. While he usually takes one or two students with him to Egypt, since 2007 he has been taking groups of qualified students with him on his excavation and is again willing totake up to twelve students to Tell Amarna for the summer, from May 12th to June 14th (approximately). Check out the presentation detailing the program and the project to find out more about this opportunity to participate in the analysis of excellently preserved skeletal material including paleopathology.
Proposed Travel Dates: May 12- June 14, 2013 DATES & ELIGIBILITY
Course Areas Offered: 6 hours of undergraduate or graduate credit in either ANTH 4256 Archeology Field Session or
ANTH 561V Field Research in Archeology. COURSE INFORMATION
Accommodations: Housing and most meals are provided at the Amarna expedition house, located directly in front of the site. These accommodations are simple but adequate.
Excursions: Students will arrive around May 12th into Cairo, stay in a hotel and tour Giza pyramids, Saqqara mortuary structures and pyramid, and Egyptian Museum for the first day or two. Next, they will travel to Amarna by bus and stay in Amarna until approximately June 10th. On the 11th, students return to Cairo and tour local tourist sites (palaces, museums, market, Christian Cairo, etc) until departure on/around the 14th of June.
Estimated Costs: $2,700 + Airfare (est. $2,000) +UA Off-Campus Tuition + Personal Expenses ESTIMATED COSTS & FUNDING
Faculty Leader: The trip will be led by Dr. Jerry Rose of the University of Arkansas Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Department.
Questions? Let us know! CONTACT INFORMATION
Leadership for the program comes from the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
2013 Summer Program Flyer
Want to know more? Click on the links above to find out all the program details and application information.